Regina, SK, September 24, 2019 – After a thirty-eight-year career in the Agriculture Industry, FP Genetics CEO, Rod Merryweather will be retiring on October 4, 2019. Rod has been CEO of FP Genetics for the last six years and has been instrumental in building new excitement around our people, our brand and our portfolio of products which will prove to benefit Canadian farmers well into the future. Chris Churko will replace Rod as CEO of FP Genetics. Chris joins FP Genetics with over 22 years of management experience in the agribusiness sector, over half of which has been dedicated to the growth of the Canadian seed sector. “Chris looks forward to working with the FP Genetics team to continue the aggressive growth objectives of the company” says Peter Galloway, Board Chair of FP Genetics. The Board of Directors of FP Genetics Inc. would like to thank Rod for his leadership and guidance over the last six years and would like to welcome Chris to his new role with the company. Chris Churko can be reached at: b: 306.791.1045 x282 c: 306.539.7669 e: For further information please contact: Shaynne Corbett c: 306.530.4660 e: FP Genetics is dedicated to providing superior seed genetics to Western Canadian farmers through 162 local seed growers that own the company. Recognized as a leader in the cereal seed business, FP Genetics license leading genetics from breeding companies around the globe, producing and distributing pedigreed seed to commercial farmers who want the most profitable seed varieties.