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 Thor R. Richardson and Laurel K. Thomson to the Board of Directors of Richardson International.
Mr. Richardson is the Director of International Operations at Casamigos Spirits Company. Since the sale of Casamigos to Diageo in 2017, he has lead the integration of the brand in select markets around the world. Mr. Richardson holds a Business Administration (Honours) degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and obtained a Law degree (Honours) from the University of Cambridge. He is closely involved with the WE organization, particularly on the creation of the WE Social Entrepreneurship Centre, empowering young Canadian entrepreneurs to develop, launch and scale their ventures by providing access to expertise, markets and capital.
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.