Mr. Greg Simpson
President & CEO, Simpson Seeds Inc.
Greg Simpson is the Pres/CEO of Simpson Seeds Inc. He has over 41 years’ experience in the agriculture field and under his leadership Simpson Seeds has grown to become one of Saskatchewan’s largest family owned, multi-generational exporters of lentils and speciality grains. Simpson Seeds ships to over 80 countries world-wide from its three plant locations in Moose Jaw and Swift Current, Saskatchewan.
Greg is involved in several transport committees including the Western Canada Transportation Group with Pulse Canada. Simpson Seeds has been awarded Platinum Deloitte Best Managed Company and Greg was awarded Businessman of the Year for 2014 by Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce.
Greg graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in Agriculture, Agronomy and Crop Science, after leaving university he worked for Agri-food Canada as a Primary food Inspector. He was instrumental in the development and establishment of the lentil industry in Saskatchewan today. He started Simpson Seeds with his father Jim and two brothers – Tom and John in 1979. He was a board member of the Victory Church is Moose Jaw for 20 year and works with several local and international marketplace initiatives. Greg is an IFR rated Pilot and flies his own Piper Meridian Turbo Prop.