To meet the rising demand of biological crop protection, Certis Biologicals announced that it is strengthening its innovation pipeline by naming Mike Allan as vice president of business development and licensing. As such, Allan will seek opportunities for the biologicals company to expand innovation efforts through partnerships, licensing and potential acquisitions.
“There is staggering investment in the agriculture space right now and biologicals are at the forefront of many of those innovation efforts,” says Amy O’Shea, president and CEO. “Mike’s industry breadth and respect will be key in leveraging [our] strengths for the overall growth of the sector.”
“Certis Biologicals has always been committed to bringing new technologies to the marketplace so that growers can feel comfortable protecting their crops and the environments in which they grow,” Allan says. “Dedication to this effort will bring vast opportunity to our innovation pipeline and to growers around the world who need additional crop protection tools.”
Allan joined Certis Biologicals in 2018 as vice president, North America and has overseen sales operations, leading a team of sales professionals across North America. Prior to joining Certis, Allan served as president, North America of Isagro USA and in various roles at Arysta/Tomen, including global business development manager.
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