Dominic Barton Joins Terramera as Strategic Advisory Board Chair
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Terramera, the leader in Technology for Clean Food, is pleased to announce and welcome Dominic Barton as Chair of their Strategic Advisory Board. Mr. Barton will provide Terramera with strategic advice and guidance on how to sustainably position and grow the company within the agriculture and cleantech sector.
“How we feed a growing world is one of the great challenges of our time and organic agriculture has a large opportunity to be a part of the answer. Terramera’s technologies can enable farmers to do this in a more affordable, sustainable way,” said Barton.
As Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board, Mr. Barton will provide leadership, support and advice on Terramera’s growth strategy, business models, and economic impact plans. He will also provide a vital link to key markets and thought leaders to help the company scale globally.
“Terramera is defining a new category in agriculture, and Dominic is absolutely the best person to help guide and advise us on how to scale our work at home and around the world,” said Terramera Founder/CEO, Karn Manhas. “Dominic’s passion for agriculture, global leadership, and his economic and strategic expertise beautifully feed the valuable insights he provides. I’m thrilled for his support personally, and the impact he will make while supporting our goal of creating a world where all farmers can profitably, sustainably and reliably feed the world with affordable, clean food.”
About Dominic Barton
Dominic Barton is a Senior Partner and served as Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company from 2009 to 2018. Dominic has advised clients in a range of industries including banking, consumer goods, high tech and industrials. Dominic was previously based in Shanghai as McKinsey’s Asia Chairman from 2004 to 2009 and led the Korea office from 2000 to 2004. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Teck Resources, the Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council.
He is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, a member of the board of Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and is a co-founder of Focusing Capital on the Long Term. Dominic has authored more than 80 articles and 4 books including Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises, China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China, Reimagining Capitalism, and Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First. He is a Rhodes Trustee and Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing.
Terramera is a global leader in technology for clean food with a mission to increase global yields while decreasing synthetic chemical loads, so we can grow affordable, clean food for everyone. Terramera develops high-performance natural alternatives to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. We are committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly effective natural products for consumers and farmers. Terramera uses technology to unlock the power in nature, so we can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world. Find out more at: www.terramera.com
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