Stephen Dowdle was appointed President, PCS Sales in June 2010, after 11 years with the Fertilizer Sales division, most recently as Senior Vice President. In addition to frontline experience with international and domestic customers, he has broad knowledge in agronomy and soil microbiology.
He joined PotashCorp in 1999 as Vice President, International Fertilizer Sales, and one year later was promoted to Vice President, Fertilizer Sales. In 2006, he was named Senior Vice President, Fertilizer Sales, with responsibility for all domestic and international fertilizer transactions. He is on the board of Canpotex Limited, Phosphate Chemicals Export Association (PhosChem), Sinofert Holdings Ltd. (Sinofert) and the International Plant Nutrition Institute.
Mr. Dowdle gained extensive international experience during 10 years as Vice President and Managing Director for Canpotex (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., and four years as Director, China Programs, for the Potash & Phosphate Institute.
He has a PhD in Agronomy and Soil Science from the University of Hawaii, and a BA in Anthropology from Brown University.