Anuvia™ Plant Nutrients, an environmentally sustainable plant nutrient company, announced today that Bryan Corkal has joined the company as chief financial officer. In this new position, he will oversee and manage the company’s finances, including strategic and capital planning, risk management and analysis of data. He will ensure accurate reporting of financial information, identify areas of opportunity and support due diligence for fundraising.
Corkal’s entry comes at a pivotal point for Anuvia as the company looks to expand capacity. Its mission is to help large-scale farming fulfill its promise to achieve high yields while dramatically reducing the environmental impact of conventional farming.
“Bryan brings a wealth of financial, logistics and manufacturing expertise to Anuvia. His broad experience in manufacturing finance and understanding of agriculture, both domestically and internationally, will be an asset to the executive team in helping us reach our growth goals. He understands technology and brings an appreciation for sustainable technologies that have enormous potential to positively help farmers be better stewards of the land,” says Anuvia CEO Amy Yoder.
“I am most impressed by Anuvia’s progress in bringing their innovative solution that can help address production challenges we face here and throughout the world,” says Corkal. “Their products provide real benefits to the environment, and to agriculture in particular. I am proud to become a part of this pioneering company. It is a very exciting opportunity.”
Corkal comes to Anuvia from Calyxt, Inc., a Minnesota-based consumer-centric food and agriculture company offering gene-editing technology that creates healthier specialty food ingredients. At Calyxt, Corkal was chief financial officer where he successfully completed an initial public offering in 2017.
Prior to his tenure at Calyxt, he worked for Monsanto for over 17 years where he was instrumental in transforming and improving supply chain logistics. As Monsanto’s North American Supply Chain Finance lead, he designed a new planning and consolidation system and led the financial aspect of manufacturing and logistics for the company’s seed and trait business with a total annual product cost of over $2 billion. He also gained international financial experience as he held leadership positions in Latin America and Brazil. In addition, he participated in several key acquisitions, analyzed new product platforms and helped develop strategic market opportunities.
Prior to Monsanto, he was a senior consultant for Ernst and Young in Winnipeg, Canada.
Corkal holds a MBA from York University, Schulich School of Business, and a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Manitoba. He is a CFA ® Charterholder and Certified Public Accountant (Missouri).
Anuvia products and its technology represent a model for the circular economy: effective re-use of resources creating products of economic value. Its products hold the promise to make agriculture more sustainable by reducing nutrient losses in the environment while being more productive by delivering a balanced nutrient package for crops.
For more information on Anuvia Plant Nutrients, visit: www.anuviaplantnutrients.com.
Headquartered in Zellwood, Fla., Anuvia Plant Nutrients was founded by industry veterans to help large-scale agriculture and turf organizations fulfill their promise to become more sustainable and productive. The company’s patented technology, products and know-how enable farmers to put back into the land what their farm operations have extracted.