Executive Vice-President, Ag & Consumer Business
May 27, 2016
Brad Bauml is Executive Vice-President of Ag and Consumer Business for Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL).
As Executive Vice-President, he is responsible for FCL’s Food, TGP, Home and Building Solutions, Crop Supplies, Fertilizer and Feed Departments. Total sales for these departments in 2017 was $3.6 billion. The business unit is responsible for the marketing and procurement of these departments’ products for the Co-operative Retailing System.
Following Brad’s graduation with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance/Economics) from the University of Saskatchewan in 1987, Brad joined FCL as a Regional Food Sales Co-ordinator (RSC). After a relatively short time in the RSC role, Brad became a Food Buyer in 1989 and in 1991 he was promoted to Grocery Procurement Director. He served in that capacity until 1998, when he took on the role of Food Department Manager. In September 2010, Brad was appointed Vice-President Consumer Products. In July 2013, the Consumer Products portfolio was expanded to include Crop Supplies and Feed Business Units. He was appointed to the position of Executive Vice-President Ag & Consumer Business on June 1, 2014.
Brad is also a member of the Board of Directors of United Grocers Inc., Interprovincial Cooperative Limited, TMC Distributing Ltd. and the Co-operative Superannuation Society pension plan.