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Gensource Potash announce management change

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Gensource Potash Corp. (Gensource), a fertilizer development company focused on sustainable potash production, has announced that Alton Anderson, CPA, CA, has joined the company as of 1 January 2021. Over the next three months, Mr Anderson will transition into the role of Chief Financial Officer, formally taking on that position 1 April 2021.

“We are excited to welcome Alton to the team,” said Mike Ferguson, President and CEO. “Alton, with his direct experience in the potash industry, is a strong addition to the company. He brings a broad range of financial management expertise as well as project and business management acumen to Gensource. His achievements and background in finance and business operations gained over his 30-year career in the fertilizer industry will be extremely beneficial as we continue to build the company and implement processes and procedures for project execution and long-term operations.”

Current Chief Financial Officer and co-founder Rob Theoret will assume the role of Vice President – Corporate Finance and Business Development. With the Tugaske project progressing towards financial close, leading to construction, this new role will allow Mr Theoret to continue to focus on Gensource’s business plan of developing additional projects and finding additional business opportunities within the fertilizer sector.

Mr Anderson is a seasoned finance executive with over 30 years’ experience in the fertilizer industry including 22 years at PotashCorp and Nutrien. He has direct experience across the entire supply chain, which will serve him well as CFO at Gensource. Mr Anderson has led teams in finance, supply chain management, transportation, procurement, operations, sales and marketing, and business transformation. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

“I am thrilled to join Gensource at this pivotal time with the Tugaske project well underway,” said Mr Anderson. “I truly believe that Gensource’s innovative approach to potash production has the potential to make positive and sustainable changes across the entire industry."

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