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 Linkages 2018 - Keynote Address

Murad Al-Katib, President, CEO and Board member of AGT Foods Canada, was the keynote speaker on November 7th at Linkages 2018.An international agri-food commodity trading strategic business and financial thinker, Murad founded AGT Foods in 2001, building a Canadian start-up into a global billion dollar value-added pulses, staple foods and ingredient company.

Murad serves as the National Agri-Food Strategy Roundtable Chair, on the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Board and as the Economic Development Regina Board Chair. Past Boards include the CSCA, Pulse Canada and Canadian Government advisory boards and panels. 

Murad’s awards include the 2017 Saskatchewan Order of Merit, a U of R Honorary Degree, 2017 “Oslo Business for Peace” Honouree, 2017 EY “World Entrepreneur of the Year”, 2016 UN Association of Canada “Global Citizen Laureate”, PROFITGuide Magazine’s “30 Most Fabulous Entrepreneurs of the Past 30 Years” list, Globe & Mail “Canada’s Top 40 under 40” and the Western Producer “44 Innovators Who Shaped Prairie Agriculture”.

Please listen to his speech.  His words and actions speak loudly for a successful northern Manitoba.

 
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