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EY - Murad Al-Katib

Murad Al-Katib

President and Chief Executive Officer
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. An international agri-food commodity trading strategic business and financial thinker, Murad founded AGT Foods in 2001, building a Canadian startup into a global billion-dollar value-added pulse crops (lentils, peas, beans and chickpeas), staple foods and ingredient company.

Murad serves as the National Agri-Food Strategy Roundtable Chair, on the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Board and as the Economic Development Regina Board Chair. Past boards include the CSCA, Pulse Canada, and Canadian Government advisory boards and panels.

Murad’s awards include the 2017 Saskatchewan Order of Merit, a University of Regina honorary degree, 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Honoree, EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017, 2016 United Nations Association in Canada Global Citizen Laureate, PROFIT magazine’s 30 Most Fabulous Entrepreneurs of the Past 30 Years list, The Globe and Mail Canada’s Top 40 under 40 list and The Western Producer 44 Innovators Who Shaped Prairie Agriculture list.