Effective June 1st, 2014, Brad Orr assumed the role of President and CEO of Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc.
Brad received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1988. He joined Dow Elanco in 1989 as a Sales Representative based out of Dauphin, Manitoba, and subsequently held sales positions in the Moose Jaw and Regina territories in the Saskatchewan Sales District. Utilizing the experience gained from the sale roles, Brad transitioned into Account Management in London, Ontario, in 1995. From there, he returned to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he spent ten years in the position of Western Canada Account Manager for Dow AgroSciences. In 2007, Brad relocated to Calgary, Alberta, to assume the role of Alberta District Sales Manager. In 2009, Brad became National Sales Director with responsibility for all sales with the exception of Mycogen and Hyland Seeds. It was from this role that Brad transitioned to his current position of President and CEO of the Canadian business.
In addition to his responsibilities with Dow AgroSciences, Brad is also actively involved within the Agriculture Industry. At present, he sits on the Croplife Chemistry Committee as well as the executive committee of CleanFARMS.
Brad grew up on a mixed grain farm in Clearwater, Manitoba, where his family still actively farms. He currently resides in Calgary with his wife Loralee and two sons, Liam and Callum.