MAIZEX Seeds Adds Stephen Denys to Corporate Management Team
Tilbury, Ontario, Canada – April 6, 2016: Maizex Seeds has announced the appointment of Stephen Denys to the position of Director of Business Management with the company. “All of us here at Maizex Seeds are very excited to have Steve join our team,” says Dave Baute, President and CEO. “Steve is a recognized leader in the Ag industry given not only his corporate experience, but also his role in industry organizations where he worked to ensure technology access for Canadian farmers.”
Denys has a BSc. in Agriculture from the University of Guelph and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Windsor. He joins Maizex from his previous role as VP of Sales and Marketing with PRIDE Seeds. Denys has also served as President of the Canadian Seed Trade Association where he continues to be involved in industry initiatives. He has received several awards of recognition for his contribution to the industry, including being named Agri-Marketer of the Year in 2015 by the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association.
“As Director of Business Management, Steve will be leading our commercial efforts as we continue to aggressively grow the Maizex brand across Canada,” says Baute, who will focus his energy on strategic infrastructure and growth initiatives. “As a farmer, Steve understands the importance of performance, seed quality and agronomic support to bottom line yield and profitability. His approach aligns perfectly with the grower-focused philosophy that has made Maizex one of the fastest growing seed businesses in Canada. Going forward, as farm operations continue to evolve, Maizex will also evolve to meet the needs of our customers into the future.”