John Raines named president of TELUS Agriculture

(Lara de Moissac/RealAgriculture)

TELUS  has announced that John Raines is joining the organization as president of TELUS Agriculture.

Effective November 29, 2021, Raines will bring over 20 years of global experience in the agriculture sector to his new role.

“John is exceedingly well-positioned to lead the ongoing evolution of TELUS Agriculture,” says Darren Entwistle, president and CEO of TELUS. “Indeed, leveraging his tremendous expertise in respect of data science and digital agriculture, in concert with his genuine passion for farming and agriculture, John will further progress our goal of connecting the entire agricultural value chain with smart, secure, end-to-end technology software solutions to ensure a safer and more nutritious food supply for citizens around the world.”

Under Raines’ leadership, TELUS Agriculture says they will continue their focus on leveraging technology to digitally enhance food quality and security, with the goal of increasing food availability for communities across the globe.