Marty Seymour is Director of Industry Relations. He engages with national associations, government officials and industry influencers to explore partnership opportunities that add real value to Canadian agriculture.
Marty was raised on a cattle and grain farm in Carnduff, Sask. A cowboy at heart, he moved to Saskatoon and earned a degree in agriculture science from the University of Saskatchewan.
After a decade in sales and marketing in the animal health industry, Marty spent five years as CEO of Canadian Western Agribition, Canada’s largest livestock show and exhibition. Marty has been involved in international trade missions, sat on the economic development board of Sakimay First Nations, has done reality TV and was named a CBC Future 40 recipient for contributions to the community. Currently, he’s on the marketing committee for the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB).
Topics: Future of Canadian agriculture, use of technology in agriculture, public trust and trends in agriculture & food