TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Ceres Global Ag Corp. ("Ceres" or the "Company") (TSX: CRP) announced today that it has appointed Joe Monroe to its Board of Directors. Mr. Monroe's leadership experience spans over 30 years within the energy sector – across energy services, supply and distribution, crude oil trading and production operations.
Mr. Monroe currently serves as President and CEO for Green Energy Oilfield Services, a private equity backed company. Previously, Mr. Monroe worked with BlackBrush Oil & Gas and TexStar Midstream Services to commercialize, build and start up the first major crude oil pipeline and terminal system to bring Eagle Ford crude oil to market. Mr. Monroe also held both domestic and international leadership positions for Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) and Unocal Corporation. Mr. Monroe holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.
About Ceres Global Ag Corp. (ceresglobalagcorp.com)
Ceres Global Ag Corp. is a Toronto-based company focused on two primary businesses: a Grain Storage, Handling and Merchandising unit, anchored by its 100% ownership of Riverland Ag Corp., and a Commodity Logistics unit, containing its 25% interest in Stewart Southern Railway Inc. and its development of the Northgate, SK Commodity Logistics Centre. Riverland Ag Corp. is a collection of nine (9) grain storage and handling assets in Minnesota, New York, and Ontario having aggregate storage capacity of approximately 47 million bushels. Riverland Ag also manages two (2) facilities in Wyoming on behalf of its customer-owner. Stewart Southern Railway Inc. is a short-line railway with a range of 130 kilometres that operates in South-eastern Saskatchewan. The Northgate Commodities Logistics Centre is a proposed $96 million grain, oil and oilfield supplies transloading site being developed in conjunction with Riverland Ag and several potential energy company partners, connected to BNSF Railway.
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