31 May 2016

IPNI Board of Directors Elects New Officers


May 31, 2016 – Peachtree Corners, GA, USA – The IPNI Board of Directors has elected its new executive officers at its recent meeting held in Moscow, Russia on May 29, 2016.

Mr. Norbert Steiner, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, Kassel, Germany was elected as the new Chairman of the IPNI Board. Mr. Tony Will, CEO of CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Deerfield, Illinois, USA, was elected Vice Chair. Mr. Dmitry Osipov, CEO of Uralkali was elected Chair of the Finance Committee.

“We look forward to continued great leadership from our Board and working committees,” said Dr. Terry Roberts, President IPNI.

About the International Plant Nutrition Institute The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is a not-for-profit, science based organization dedicated to the responsible management of plant nutrition for the benefit of the human family. IPNI has initiatives addressing the world’s growing need for food, fuel, fiber, and feedstocks. IPNI has programs aimed at developing the mineral fertilizer markets in areas of the world where agriculture is developing fastest, including Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Oceania, and Africa. Through cooperation with leading organizations throughout the world, IPNI helps to conduct research and educational programs, training and other projects related to agriculture.

Members of IPNI include leading global fertilizer producers (alphabetically): Agrium Inc.; Arab Potash Company; BHP Billiton, CF Industries Holdings, Inc.; Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition; International Raw Materials, LTD.; K+S KALI GmbH; Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd; LUXI Fertilizer Industry Group; OCP S.A.; PhosAgro; PotashCorp; Shell Sulphur Solutions; Simplot; Sinofert Holdings, LTD; SQM; The Mosaic Company; Uralchem, JSC; Uralkali; and Yara International ASA.

Affiliate members of IPNI include national and international fertilizer producer associations, as well as scientific research organizations and institutes (alphabetically): Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA); Associação Nacional para Difusão de Adubos (ANDA); Fertilizer Canada; Fertiliser Association of India (FAI); International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA); International Potash Institute (IPI); The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), and The Sulphur Institute (TSI).

IPNI Contacts: Dr. Terry Roberts, IPNI President; Phone: 770.447.0335; Email: info@ipni.net; Gavin Sulewski, IPNI Editor; Phone: 770.825.8080; Email: gsulewski@ipni.net

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This story and more news from IPNI is available at: http://www.ipni.net/news

IPNI Contacts: Dr. Terry Roberts, IPNI President; Phone: 770.447.0335; E-mail: info@ipni.net; or Gavin Sulewski, IPNI Editor; Phone: 770.825.8080; E-mail: gsulewski@ipni.net

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