Position: Vice President, Nitrogen Operations & Services
Organization: Agrium Inc.
Years Served: Fall 2013 - Present
Texas Woman's University
Robert King joined Agrium in early 2012 as the Vice President of Nitrogen Operations & Services where he is responsible for the Nitrogen manufacturing facilities, as well as the EHS&S and Engineering support functions.
Prior to joining Agrium, King worked for Celanese Corporation as General Manager of its Nanjing Chemical Complex in Nanjing, China.
King brings global experience obtained from over 18 years in the manufacturing industry, the majority of which was spent with Celanese, a leading chemical and technology company. He has held a variety of leadership roles including plant and operations management, supply chain team management, and business acquisition integration. Originally from Texas, he has lived in several places across the U.S., but more recently he lived in Great Britain and China and now resides in Canada.
He has a wife and three children and is a 1993 graduate of Texas Tech University.
While at Texas Tech, he graduated magna cum laude and participated in varsity athletics where he was a two time Academic All-American and all conference punter for the Red Raiders.