Fertilizer Group AS management

Chairman of the Team

Ģirts Cēlājs

Girts Celajs is a well-known businessman with an outstanding track record in international export business and fertilizer production. Since the foundation of the first fertilizer manufacturing company Ģirts was the Chairman of the Board who rocketed company’s growth by closing agreements for complex and blend fertilizer export to clients in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. He is also the Official Representative of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (the biggest association of entrepreneurs uniting 6000 members – small to large enterprises of all regions and industries, associations, city business clubs and other unions of entrepreneurs) to ECOWAS states.
Production associate

Jānis Riba

Jānis Riba has over 20 years of bulk blend fertilizer production experience in Baltic Region. Particularly with complex fertilizer production he is involved for more than 10 years. Jānis is managing three Groups production facilities and fulfils production demands for all specialty products for NPK Expert brand.
Director, Ghana

Bernard Blewu

Bernard Blewu manages Groups’ companies based in Ghana. Bernard has extensive experience in distribution network management and currently he is leading the development and manufacturing strategy for new fertilizer production plant in West Africa
Director, Brazil

Vic Freire

Vic Freire has over 20 years of marketing, sales, logistics and distribution experience with special focus on Europe and Latin America. His outstanding ability to establish partnerships and distribution networks demonstrated Groups’ strength in implementation of new products in the Brazil market.
Director, South Europe

Marut Uppal

Experienced Business Development entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the international trade and development industry. Skilled in negotiation, international business, event management and market research. Strong professional with more than 10 years’ experience across various countries and markets.
Investor relations

Kārlis Babulis

Kārlis Babulis has over 15 years of experience in financial planning, structuring, due diligence, planning and executing investments. He has participated and led several international investment projects, as well as several financial due diligence, company and asset valuation, distressed business analysis, financial modelling, and corporate finance projects in the various industries. The Supervisory Council led by Kārlis Babulis ensures the Company's interests are observed by its activities. At the end of 2019 Kārlis Babulis received the LatBAN "Investor of the Year" award in the nomination "The Greenest Investment of the Year" for the investment with the most positive impact on the environment “Smart Fertilizers”.
Investor relations

Jānis Grīnbergs

Jānis Grīnbergs has more than 9 years of experience in providing various legal services, such as analysis and legal organization in production and other industries. Furthermore, Jānis work is focused on establishing and developing commercial environment, including overseas branch operations, legal set-up and organization of companies and the provision of services as an in-house lawyer. At the end of 2019 Jānis Grīnbergs received the LatBAN "Investor of the Year" award in the nomination "The Greenest Investment of the Year" for the investment with the most positive impact on the environment “Smart Fertilizers”.