Board Members

David Hansen
Chair of the Board of Directors
Secondary Title:
Representative of the crop development and seed companies, from Canterra Seeds
Miscellaneous Information:

David is the President of Canterra Seeds. David joined Canterra Seeds as Chief Executive Officer in October of 2009, and was shortly thereafter appointed President. David is an industry veteran with experience working in Canada and internationally.

Prior to joining Canterra Seeds, David lived and worked in China, developing the northern Asian business for Agrotain International. David also managed the China cotton seed business for Delta & Pineland, Monsanto.

David has more than 35 years of seed and agribusiness experience also includes numerous sales, marketing and management positions with Advanta Seeds and its predecessors Zeneca Seeds, ICI Seeds, and Garst Seeds.

David serves on various industry associations including the Canadian Seed Trade Association, Crop Life International and Crop Life Canada.