Ravi S. Shaheed
Ravi joined Acme-Hardesty in 2015 to direct the company’s global sourcing, aid in business development and serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team reporting to the President. Ravi is responsible for the global development and execution of sourcing strategies. Ravi is leading the sourcing team and commodities’ risk management initiatives to achieve the best total value for the business. As part of Acme-Hardesty’s Senior Leadership Team, Ravi is also instrumental in formulating and executing company’s business strategy.
Ravi has served as Director of Global Sourcing at Acme-Hardesty since 2015, and has more than 24 years of experience in strategic leadership roles in the Fertilizer/Chemical industries and Armed Forces. Ravi most recently worked at CHS Inc. as Business Manager for Canada. In this role he managed all aspects of CHS Inc.’s Canadian operations (P&L) including sales, sourcing, supply chain, business development, capital infrastructure development, legal and regulatory compliance. Prior to CHS Inc., Ravi spent eight years at Agrium Inc. in a variety of functions including Global Sourcing, Business Development & Strategy, and Marketing and Distribution. Prior to his business career, Ravi served 10 years in the Indian Armed Force, in various roles of strategic importance, achieving the rank of Major. Ravi is also a qualified helicopter pilot from the Indian Armed Forces.
Ravi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Punjabi University, India, and Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary, Canada.