July 9, 2014 6:38 pm

New PotashCorp CEO settling into position

After about a week as the new CEO and president of PotashCorp Jochen Tilk says he’s getting settled in.

Meaghan Craig / Global News

SASKATOON – After about a week as the new CEO and president of PotashCorp Jochen Tilk says he’s getting settled in.

Calling Saskatoon home as of June 28, this will be Tilk’s sixth day on the job with the Saskatchewan-based fertilizer giant.

Tilk says while he has big shoes to fill, he plans to continue to build on the company’s successes.

Including the company’s strategy responding to demands in the market by matching supply.

“What I anticipate going forward is working with the team here, identifying opportunities, coming up with plans how are we going to materialize on those opportunities,” said Tilk.

“At the same time making sure that PotashCorp will be well positioned to respond to changes in the market which will always be there.”

Born and raised in Germany, Tilk is a mining engineer who has worked in Brazil and North America.

READ MORE: Next PotashCorp CEO a mining veteran with no potash experience

He replaces Bill Doyle, who was announced in April to step down.

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