President & Chief Executive Officer, Hydro One
A New Era for Hydro One
November 16th, 2017
Mayo Schmidt is the President and CEO of Hydro One, Limited. Prior to joining Hydro One, Mr. Schmidt served as President and CEO at Viterra, Inc., a global integrated agriculture export firm headquartered in Canada. During his tenure, Viterra grew to operate in 14 countries with industrial assets and a supply chain to 50 countries. Mr. Schmidt is currently a director of Agrium, Inc., a global agriculture firm where he serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and is a member of the Environment, Health, Safety & Security Committee. Mr. Schmidt is a member of Washburn University’s Foundation Board of Trustees and the Lincoln Society. He is a committee member of Harvard University Private and Public, Scientific, Academic and Consumer Food Policy Group. Mr. Schmidt received his Honorary Doctorate of Commerce in 2016 and his B.B.A. in 1980 from Washburn University. Mr. Schmidt has been recognized in the Financial Post’s Top 10 CEO Scorecard Rankings, as CEO of the Year by Canadian Business Magazine, as well as being awarded the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal.
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