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Alliance Seed Names Jim Bagshaw as General Manager

Alliance Seed announces Jim Bagshaw as its new general manager. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of Alliance Seed, including pipeline and strategic development, seed sales and grower relations.

Bagshaw brings to Alliance Seed an innovative and entrepreneurial focus with over 25 years’ experience in the Canadian agricultural industry, the company said. Previously, he was the director of sales for Canterra Seeds where he managed all operational and administrative aspects of the sales team across Western Canada. Prior to that, he was the cereals product lead for North America at Syngenta Canada where he was responsible for commercialization of cereal varieties in Canada including development of genetics direction, product advancement, variety licensing and strategic planning for targeted segments.

Bagshaw has both a diploma in agriculture and a bachelor of science in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. He will be based out of Saskatoon, Sask., and will oversee operations for Alliance Seed across Western Canada.