Hartley T. Richardson, President & Chief Executive Officer of James Richardson & Sons, Limited, and Chairman of Richardson International Limited, is pleased to announce the election of Laurel K. Thomson to the Board of Directors of Richardson International.
Ms. Thomson currently serves as Director, Development and Production at Entertainment One, working on major motion pictures as a Co-Producer, Production Executive, or Project Lead. Her projects include Poms staring Diane Keaton, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark produced by Guillermo Del Toro, and the adaptation of Come From Away. Before joining eOne, she worked as a Senior Brand Manager for L’Oreal Canada, launching brands such as Essie and SkinCeuticals in Canada. Ms. Thomson holds a Master of Business Administration from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelor of Commerce from Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.
About Richardson International
Richardson International is Canada’s largest agribusiness and is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Richardson is a worldwide handler and merchandiser of all major Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds and a vertically-integrated processor and manufacturer of oats and canola-based products. One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Richardson has over 2,800 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.