Our Team

Our management team brings a diverse skill set, years of experience, and expertise in related fields to their work at BroadGrain.

  • Ghazi Qadoumi

    Chairman of the Board

    <p>Ghazi has over 35 years of experience in agricultural commodities trade, agribusiness, and entrepreneurship. He also has a master of Science, University of Missouri at Columbia and a Bachelor of Science - Animal Nutrition, University of Missouri at Columbia.</p>
  • Zaid Qadoumi

    President and CEO

    <p>Zaid has over 15 years of experience in agricultural commodities trade, and has been the driving force behind BroadGrain's rapid expansion. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, and has extensive experience in all aspects of trading, including sales, procurement, marine freight, risk management, finance and international trade regulation.</p>
  • Brian Cooper


    <p>Brian has over 20 years of multi-faceted experience, working both in investment banking and as a CFO. Brian received his Masters of Accounting from The University of Waterloo and both his MBA and LL.B. from The University of Western Ontario. Brian&rsquo;s extensive experience includes corporate finance, corporate derivatives and hedging, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and other comprehensive corporate strategic initiatives.</p>
  • Brian Hazzard

    Senior Vice President, Domestic Operations

    <p>Brian has over 30 years of experience in the domestic Canadian grain market. &nbsp;Before joining BroadGrain, Brian was President of Land O'Lakes Canada, a major agricultural cooperative active in the Ontario grain, feed and fertilizer business, and General Manager of Hutton Farm Supply, an innovator in the feed, seed and farm-supply business in Ontario.</p>