Casper Kaastra will step in as chief govt officer of Sollio Agriculture and as govt vice-president of Sollio Cooperative Group as of July 5, says Pascal Houle, CEO of Sollio Cooperative Group.
Kaastra has labored for Sollio Agriculture since 2014 and at present serves as common supervisor of the crop manufacturing sector Kaastra will likely be accountable for persevering with Sollio Agriculture’s progress consistent with its strategic plan.
“I am delighted to welcome Casper to our leadership team. He has extensive experience in the Canadian and international agri-food industry and has all the qualities required to successfully lead Sollio Agriculture. The crop production sector has grown significantly under his leadership, with his keen entrepreneurial sense leading to various smart acquisitions and partnerships,” says Houle.
Kaastra holds a Bachelor of Arts in Science diploma with majors in Agriculture Enterprise, Animal Science, and Plant Science from Dordt College at Iowa. Earlier than becoming a member of Sollio Agriculture, he labored for Cargill and the Agronomy Firm of Canada.
Sollio Agriculture is the agri-business division of Sollio Cooperative Group specializing within the merchandising of farm inputs, agronomic companies, working throughout the livestock, crop, and grain sectors. Sollio Agriculture has 1,200 workers and made $2.761 billion in gross sales in 2020, in Canada and overseas.