Larry Cordell - Origin Agritech Independent Director

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SEED -- USA Stock  

USD 7.16  0.11  1.51%

Mr. Larry Kenneth Cordell is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Cordell served as Chairman, President and CEO at UAP Holdings when the company was acquired by Agrium Inc. through a tender offer in May, 2008. Prior to its acquisition, UAPH was the independent distributor of agricultural inputs and professional noncrop products in the United States and Canada. Prior to UAPH, he held executive positions at FMC Agricultural Products, where he last served as its Global Herbicide Director. Mr. Cordell started his career at Rohm and Haas. Mr. Cordell currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution, a privately held crop input distributor in the United States. He also holds Board of Director positions with Momentive Performance Material Holdings and Taminco, both of which are privately held specialty chemical manufacturers.
Age: 56  Director Since 2012      
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Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of (2.78) % which means that it has lost $2.78 on every $100 spent on asset. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows return on stockholders equity (ROE) of (164.1) % meaning that it created substantial loss on money invested by shareholders.
The company currently holds 13.87 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 180.2 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. Origin Agritech has Current Ratio of 0.33 indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when they are due.

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Entity Summary

Origin Agritech Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates an agricultural biotechnology and an e-commerce platform primarily in the Peoples Republic of China. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. Origin Agritech operates under Agricultural Inputs classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 59 people.Origin Agritech Limited (SEED) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA and employs 59 people.

Origin Agritech Leadership Team

Michael Trimble, Independent Director
William Niebur, President CEO
Song Xu, CFO
Yasheng Yang, Vice Chairman of the Board
James Kang, Independent Director
Larry Cordell, Independent Director
Geoffery Merszei, Director