Ken Seitz

President & CEO at Nutrien

Ken Seitz is President and Chief Executive Officer.

Ken Seitz offers over 25 years of global management experience working across more than 60 countries, with a deep background in the agriculture and mining sectors. Ken joined Nutrien in October 2019, as Executive Vice President and CEO Potash, leading the world’s largest potash producer with over 20 million tonnes of potash capacity at the six lower-cost potash mines in Saskatchewan.

Before joining Nutrien, he was the President and CEO of Canpotex, one of the world’s largest suppliers of Potash, where he was appointed to the role in 2015. Mr. Seitz has extensive experience in global fertilizer marketing and logistics and strong connections within the industry.

Ken previously worked with Cameco Corporation for 18 years, holding a variety of senior management roles, including Senior Design Engineer; VP, Marketing and Administration; VP, Corporate Development; and Senior VP and Chief Commercial Officer. 

Ken is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Canpotex and is also a member of the Board of Directors for Source Energy Services. He has previously served on the Board of the Canada–United Arab Emirates Business Council and the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority Board.

Ken has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan and is a Professional Agrologist with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists. He also holds a Certificate in Management from the Stern School of Business at New York University.



  • President & CEO

    August, 2022 - present

  • Interim President & CEO

    January, 2022

  • EVP, CEO of Potash

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