Agrium names Chuck Magro CEO

Wed Oct 2, 2013 7:42pm EDT
 
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(Reuters) - Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc (AGU.TO: Quote) said Chief Operating Officer Chuck Magro would take over as Chief Executive from Mike Wilson, who retires on December 31.

Magro will join Agrium's board immediately, the company said.

He joined Agrium from petrochemical maker Nova Chemicals.

Wilson has been Agrium's CEO since 2003. During this time, Agrium's stock has quadrupled.

(Reporting by Neha Alawadhi in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)