IMAGINE Leaders – Murad Al-Katib
AGT Food and Ingredients, Founder & CEO
Murad Al-Katib, President, CEO and Board member of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. An international agri-food commodity trading strategic business and financial thinker, Murad founded AGT Foods in 2001, building a Canadian start-up into a global multi- billion-dollar value-added pulses, staple foods, and ingredient company operating manufacturing and processing facilities on five continents and has a deep and extensive experience in the Middle East, India, Africa and Asia. Murad was born and raised in a small rural community, Davidson, Saskatchewan, born to Turkish immigrant parents. Murad is a passionate advocate of Canadian agriculture speaking extensively on the opportunities and challenges facing the Canada’s agriculture sector. Murad is also passionate about entrepreneurs, championing compassionate entrepreneurism and working to expand female, youth and First Nations participation in business start-ups, advocating the role of entrepreneurs in driving social change and innovation in the new global economy. Murad resides in Regina with his wife Michelle and his twin son and daughter Tariq and Serra.