Eric Bosveld, Director of Food and Agribusiness, utilizes his extensive experience to assist clients in navigating the M&A and private capital markets within the Food and Agribusiness industries.
Eric is also President and Founder of Bosveld and Associates, a management consulting firm with a mission to assist its clients in building and incorporating business management systems and practices that drive profit, accelerate growth, reduce risk and increase enterprise value.
Prior to joining SDR and founding Bosveld and Associates, Eric was the most senior operating executive of the Agronomy Company of Canada (ACC), the 50% partner in 19 joint ventures as part of The Agromart Group, a major crop input distributor network in Eastern Canada. Over a period of 13 years, he served on the boards of numerous agribusiness companies, some for terms of over 10 years.
He was also president of two Agromart Group businesses: Wellburn Agromart, a grain, feed and crop input supplier and Agromart Processing Company, an identity preserved food soybean value-added exporter.
Eric has extensive experience in business development, strategic planning, risk management and operational improvement.
He has worked on and completed numerous M&A transactions with both strategic and financial buyers and sellers across a wide range of manufacturing, distribution and service-related businesses in the agribusiness, horticultural, agrifood and green space industries. During his tenure at ACC, he was extensively involved in leading the integration process of two mergers and has had considerable experience in attaining synergies post-merger.
Eric started his career as an agronomist and holds a B.Sc., and M.Sc. in Plant Science from Dalhousie and McGill Universities, respectively.
Eric lives and works out of London, Ontario, Canada, where he enjoys spending time with his wife and two teenage children and playing recreational tennis and golf in his free time.