Viterra Provides Major Funding Support to Junior Hockey Across Western Canada - Viterra Provides Major Funding Support to Junior Hockey Across Western Canada - Canada
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REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Sept. 10, 2014) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra"), Canada's grain industry leader, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL), the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) and the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) for the 2014-15 season. The company's sponsorship will support all 40 teams across multiple communities in Western Canada.
Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's President and CEO for North America said, "Viterra sponsored the SJHL through the Viterra Division last year, which was a great success and factored into our decision to expand our support to the AJHL and MJHL. Our support of junior hockey illustrates the value we place on teamwork, determination, integrity and high performance - the same values that guide our employees in delivering superior service and advice to our customers."
As part of its sponsorship, Viterra will receive recognition through various channels including division naming rights and other promotional activities. The company also plans to host various employee and customer appreciation events throughout the season in connection with its sponsorship, and to further help promote local hockey across Western Canada.
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 the Agricultural Business Segment of Glencore.