Nutrien Ltd has announced that Pedro Farah has been appointed Nutrien's Executive Vice President and CFO, effective February 1, 2019.
Mr. Farah is a global executive who brings significant corporate finance, treasury, retail, strategic development, and risk management experience, most recently from Walmart Inc. Mr. Farah will report to Chuck Magro, Nutrien's President & CEO, and will be a member of its Senior Leadership Team.
Mr. Farah joined Walmart in 2011, where he graduated to more senior positions, most recently as Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Walmart, responsible for overseeing the company's Global Risk Management, Global Tax, and Global Technology and Transformation Finance Teams. Before that, he was Executive Vice President and CFO for Walmex (Walmart Mexico), where he directed all finance, strategy, and IT units for the business, spanning six countries and 2 300 retail units.
Prior to joining Walmart, Mr. Farah worked in the technology, automotive, and finance industries. A native of Brazil, he has lived in Switzerland, Sweden, Indonesia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Mr. Farah holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Faculdade de Candido Mendes in Brazil and a Master of Business Administration degree from the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland.
"Pedro's appointment is the culmination of an extensive review and talent search for this position,"said Chuck Magro, Nutrien's President & CEO. "His breadth of knowledge, his global experience in both financial and retail services and in strategic planning and risk management, together with proven leadership skills, will serve us well as we continue to grow and enhance our company."
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