2007 News Releases

Andrew Seitz Joins Valent Marketing Team

February 15, 2007

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (February 15, 2007)–Valent U.S.A. Corporation is pleased to welcome Andrew Seitz as market manager. 

Seitz comes to Valent with more than 17 years of experience in the crop protection industry. He has held both domestic and global marketing positions and most recently managed Bayer CropScience's corn herbicide portfolio. Seitz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Western Michigan University.

"Andrew joins us at a very important time in our company's growth," said Kevin Hammill, Valent senior director of marketing. "His experience will bring a valuable perspective to Valent's southern row crop business and our cotton and rice product portfolio as we further develop our strong pipeline of products for farmers."

Seitz looks forward to being a part of the Valent's forward-thinking strategies and company growth.

"Valent is well positioned in the market with a solid offering of current and future products," Seitz said. "The company also places a strong emphasis on better serving their customers and the industry as a whole. I look forward to helping grow the Valent business and finding new ways to better meet the challenges our farmers face."

Seitz will manage Valent's Orthene® Insecticide products, Abolish® Herbicide, Bolero® Herbicide, Regiment® Herbicide, Resource® Herbicide and the new Resource™ The Cotton Defoliant brands.

Valent U.S.A. Corporation markets and sells fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, miticides, nematicides and plant growth regulators for the agricultural, horticultural, turf, ornamental and professional pest control markets.

For more information about Valent products, Valent U.S.A. Corporation or the full product line, call 800-6-VALENT (682-5368) or visit the Valent Web site at www.valent.com.