In this episode, Ash talks with Theuns Roux, Transformation Director at Nutrien, about how his company is using AI to optimize preventive and predictive maintenance. In his role, Theuns leads projects that enable Nutrien to quickly adapt to change and deploy new technologies, giving Nutrien a competitive advantage in the market .
Theuns Roux is the Transformational Director for Nutrien Potash. He leads Nutrien's Potash Full Potential Transformation, focused on operational excellence and digital transformation. Since joining Nutrien in 2018, Theuns has also led the company's borer automation program across its network of potash mines in Saskatchewan. A global leader and transformation professional, Theuns has previously led strategy and transformation teams at BHP in Singapore and Australia, and at Veon in the Tech & Telecommuncations sector in the Netherlands. Theuns has an Executive MBA, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce. He is fluent in English, Afrikaans and German.