FarmLink Marketing Solutions expands research team

WINNIPEG, May 31, 2016 /CNW/ - FarmLink Marketing Solutions has added Neil Townsend as a new Senior Market Analyst. Neil will be joining FarmLink's research team in June to serve FarmLink's expanding client base. He previously held the position of Director, Market Research with G3 (CWB) and was responsible for establishing CWB Market Research.

"Neil is gifted at discerning market trends, and their impact on grain prices in western Canada," says FarmLink Co-Founder Brenda Tjaden Lepp, "As we continue to grow as an organization, his addition to our team allows us to engage further with the industry and create new value for farmers and their business partners."

Joining FarmLink is a natural fit for Townsend who says his career has been about working with farmers to try and close the information gap that often exists. "FarmLink does an exceptional job of methodically analyzing the markets and translating that into farm-specific action plans," says Townsend, "their approach matches my own views on dealing with the uncertainty of agricultural commodity markets."

"Adding Neil to our team is a huge gain for FarmLink and our clients," says Lawrence Yakielashek FarmLink's General Manager, "His experience and reputation in the industry speak volumes for the quality and dedication that he brings to his work."

FarmLink Marketing Solutions is Western Canada's leading provider of grain marketing services, offering consulting, analysis and direct selling opportunities to individual farm businesses.

SOURCE FarmLink Marketing Solutions

For further information: Breanne Kielich, Marketing and Communications Manager, 204.805.1284,


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