VITERRA AND ALPINE CANADA ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT THE CANADIAN SKI TEAMS
Calgary, Alta. (September 19, 2017) – Alpine Canada is pleased to announce Viterra has joined as an Official Partner in support of the Canadian Ski Teams through the 2017-18 season. Supporting today’s world-class athletes, as well as the next generation of superstars, is critical to achieving success on the international stage, especially during an Olympic and Paralympic year.
“We are delighted to welcome Viterra to the Alpine Canada partnership family” said Mark Rubinstein, President & CEO of Alpine Canada. “Through their financial support, they will enable our athletes to train and compete at world-class levels, putting Canada on the podium for years to come”
Viterra’s investment will directly support Alpine Canada, as well as rising National Team athlete, Broderick Thompson, who will proudly represent Viterra with headgear visibility throughout the season.
“We’re pleased to be supporting the development of Canadian athletes as they strive to make their mark on the world stage,” said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra’s President and CEO for North America. “Alpine Canada and its athletes are guided by the principles of integrity, hard work and determination in order to compete at the highest level in their sport. These are the same principles that guide our employees as we work to connect Canada’s farmers to markets around the world, so we’re proud to partner with a like-minded organization that shares our values.”
Viterra is Canada's grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Our continued focus on operational excellence throughout North America allows us to efficiently handle, process, distribute and transport grains and oilseeds. We provide further value to our partners through a wide variety of contracting and risk management tools to help them realize the full potential of their crops. For more information on Viterra in North America, please visit www.viterra.com. Viterra is part of Glencore Agriculture, a global market leader in originating, handling, processing and marketing agricultural commodities.
About Alpine Canada
Alpine Canada is the national governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing in Canada. With the support of valued corporate partners along with the Government of Canada, Own the Podium and the Canadian Olympic Committee, Alpine Canada develops Olympic, Paralympic, world championship and World Cup medallists to stimulate visibility, inspiration and growth in the ski community.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Ashley Shantz Peter Flengeris
Alpine Canada Viterra Inc.