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EY - Murad Al-Katib

Murad Al-Katib

President and CEO
AGT Food and Ingredients Inc.
EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017

Murad Al-Katib is President, CEO and a board member of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. As a strategic business and financial thinker in the international agri-food trading and commodity business, Murad founded AGT Foods in 2001 and built the Canadian start-up into a global billion-dollar company specializing in value-added pulses, staple foods and ingredients. Murad serves on the Board of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and is the Economic Development Regina Board Chair. He previously served on the boards of the Canadian Special Crops Association and Pulse Canada, as well as on a number of advisory boards and panels for the Government of Canada. Murad is the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2016 Canada Award winner and 2016 United Nations Association of Canada Global Citizen Laureate. In 2017 he was named as an Oslo Business for Peace honoree and the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year. Murad has appeared on many notable lists, including PROFITGuide magazine’s 30 Most Fabulous Entrepreneurs of the Past 30 Years, the Globe & Mail list of Canada’s Top 40 under 40, and the Western Producer’s 44 Innovators Who Shaped Prairie Agriculture.