David Delaney was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in June 2010, after 10 years as President of PCS Sales. He has overall responsibility for all PotashCorp operations, with special emphasis on continuing the company's efforts to improve safety performance.
Mr. Delaney joined the company as Vice President, Industrial Sales, PCS Sales in 1997, following its acquisition of Arcadian Corporation, where he had been Vice President, Agricultural Sales for its eastern territory. He began his career in Allied Chemicals' fertilizer division, which later became Arcadian, where he worked in various supervisory roles.
In addition to his work with PotashCorp, he is a director of Arab Potash Company (APC).
A graduate of Southern Illinois University, Mr. Delaney has completed the Executive Management Program at the University of Pittsburgh.