Vice President, Business Development, Canada
Joe Olesko is an asset to strengthening relationships within our Canadian distribution channels as well as identifying and solving our customers’ unique needs in the area. He joined the team with more than 14 years of sales, marketing and leadership experience in the agriculture industry, representing brands such as Monsanto, Novozymes BioAg and Innovative Ag Products (IAP). He has experience in evaluating new product opportunities, aligning sales objectives with market positions and strategically planning distribution and retail accounts at the field and corporate level. He is an alumnus of the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Crop Science. Paired with a customer-focused and passionate work ethic, his expertise is key to the success of Verdesian in western Canada.