Francis Mukanya was appointed Operations Manager in March 2020. He joined Western Potash Corporation in October 2018 as a Mechanical Engineer.
Mr. Mukanya has extensive experience in industrial maintenance, process oversight, and project management specifically in the potash industry. Before joining Western, he worked as a mechanical engineer for the Nutrien Rocanville Division where he helped establish the inspection and repair program for crystallizers. He also worked for over seven years in the Capital and Sustaining Capital department for Mosaic Potash’s Belle Plaine solution mine as a senior project engineer.
Mr. Mukanya is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Saskatchewan. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Systems Engineering from the University of Regina. He is also bilingual in English and French.