Mark Thompson

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer at Nutrien

Mark Thompson is the Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at Nutrien. In this role, he has executive leadership over global crop nutrient sales, transportation, distribution & logistics, and commercial planning and product management activities for Nutrien’s Nitrogen, Potash and Phosphate businesses. Mark also oversees Nutrien’s economics and market research team, as well as commercial development & integration activities, leading operational value creation initiatives across the company’s global network.

Mark joined Nutrien in 2011 and has worked across all the company’s business units. He has held numerous executive and senior leadership roles, most recently as the company’s EVP, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer. Prior to that, he served as EVP, Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer, Vice President of Business Development for Nutrien’s Retail business and Vice President of Strategy at Agrium. During his time with the company, Mark has played a key role in shaping Nutrien's global strategy and enterprise sustainability/ESG initiatives, while also overseeing the conception and execution of many of the company’s most critical growth, development and M&A activities.

Mark attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he earned Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce (Finance) and Arts (Sociology). He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations, as well as the SASB Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) credential. Mark has been recognized as a recipient of Canada’s Clean16 and Clean50 sustainability awards and Canada's Top 40 Under 40® award. He is also a North American Ambassador for the International Fertilizer Association (IFA).



  • EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

    Current role

  • EVP, Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer

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