Lead Director, Audit Committee Chair
James Rudyk is the Chief Financial Officer of Ag Growth International Inc. (“AGI”) where he is responsible for finance, accounting, business intelligence and information technology. Mr. Rudyk is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of financial and operational experience, and a track record of supporting ambitious growth plans. Prior to joining AGI, Mr. Rudyk served as the CFO of Sofina Foods Inc. from September 2019 until May 2020, and was the CFO of Roots Corporation from 2016 through August 2019, where he helped the company grow and transition from a family-led organization to a Canadian public company. He also served as the CFO of Shred-It International Inc. from 2009 to 2015, where he was instrumental in helping the company grow from approximately C$200 million to over C$700 million in revenue and expand to more than 17 countries around the world. Mr. Rudyk received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He also holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.