Canadian Biodiesel Maker BIOX Gets New CEO

John Davis

Biox Corporation logoA Canadian biodiesel maker is getting a new boss. BIOX Corporation announced that Alan Rickard has been selected to replace Chris Clinning as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 2, 2015.

Mr. Rickard is a commercial executive with over 15 years of experience in the agri-food, energy and renewable fuels sectors having most recently served as VP Commercial Operations, Canada at Rothsay, a division of Darling International Canada Inc., and previously at Maple Leaf Foods Inc. in increasingly senior positions between 2001 and 2013. Mr. Rickard’s said “I have had the pleasure of working closely with the executive team at BIOX as a customer and look forward to this opportunity to join them and working with the Board of Directors in this leadership role.”

Kevin Golding, Chairman of BIOX’s Board of Director s said “We would like to thank Chris for his more than 9 years of service to the Company, including roles as Chief Financial Officer and, most recently, as CEO. We wish him well in his future endeavours. We are pleased to welcome Alan to BIOX.”