Marrone Bio Innovations Hires New Manager for Latin America Business
Ruben Ramos has extensive experience in biologicals and the agchem
DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of
effective and environmentally responsible pest management and plant
health products, announced today that the company has hired Ruben Ramos
to lead its growing Latin American business.
Mr. Ramos was Latin America BioSolutions Lead for Arysta LifeScience,
one of the world's largest privately held crop protection and life
science companies with 2013 revenues of US$ 1.6 billion. In March 2014,
Arysta acquired Laboratoires Goëmar, where Mr. Ramos was Latin American
Business Director and USA Bio Pesticide Marketing Manager. Prior to
Goëmar, Mr. Ramos was Vice-President Sales & Marketing, Las Plumas y
Asociados, the second largest agribusiness company that provides
supplies and technological solutions for farmers nationwide in Venezuela
through more than 13 commercial offices and a distributor's network.
Before Las Plumas, Mr. Ramos was Marketing Manager, Bayer CropScience
Mr. Ramos Bachelor of Science Major in Agronomic Engineering from Romulo
Gallegos University, San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela.
Mr. Ramos stated, "I am pleased to continue working in an area of my
passion - biologicals. With MBI's extensive portfolio of biopesticides
and biostimulants, I am excited to help build MBI's growth in LATAM. I
look forward to bringing biologicals to growers seeking effective
products that are residue exempt and low risk for resistance."
Julie Versman, Senior Director of International Business, added, "We are
thrilled to have an established individual with experience in
biologicals in Latin America. With our expanding number of new
registrations, most recently for Grandevo and Venerate bioinsecticides
in Mexico, and our focus on building the international business, the
time had come to resource this function for growth."
About Marrone Bio Innovations
Smart. Natural. Solutions.
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) strives to lead the
movement to a more sustainable world through the discovery, development
and promotion of biological products for pest management and plant
health. Our effective and environmentally responsible solutions help
customers operate more sustainably while controlling pests, improving
plant health, and increasing crop yields. We have four products for
agriculture on the market (Regalia®, Grandevo®,
Venerate® and Majestene®), and also distribute
Bio-tam 2.0® for Isagro USA in the western U.S. MBI also
markets Zequanox® for invasive mussels for water markets. We
also have a proprietary discovery process, a rapid development platform,
and a robust pipeline of pest management and plant health product
candidates. At Marrone Bio Innovations we are dedicated to pioneering
better biopesticides that support a better tomorrow for users around the
globe. For more information, please visit www.marronebio.com.
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Marrone Bio Innovations:
Julie Versman, Sr. Director of
Ruben Ramos, Latin America Manager
James Palczynski, +1 203-682-8229
Source: Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.
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