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Agrinos Announces the Addition of Fabricio Benatti as Vice President, Latin America Commercial Operations

OLSO, Norway and DAVIS, Calif. (June 14, 2016) ― Agrinos, a leading biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of agriculture worldwide, announces the addition of Fabricio Benatti as Vice President for Latin America Commercial Operations. 

Benatti will lead commercial operations within Latin America, setting the strategic direction and overseeing the of execution of market plans, including building, training and supporting the sales, marketing and technical teams to drive growth and deliver world-class customer service. Benatti will do so with an emphasis on growing Agrinos’ existing commercial operations in Brazil along with leading expansion efforts in additional Latin America regions. 

“Fabricio brings a unique combination of sales, general management and product development skills, coupled with broad experiences across Latin America in value-added crops and crop inputs,” said Dr. Ry Wagner, Agrinos CEO. “I am confident he will bring strong leadership qualities for the organization and industry experience to accelerate our growth in Brazil and lead efforts to expand our presence in high priority countries in Latin America.  We are very excited to have Fabricio join the Agrinos team and look forward to his contributions in achieving our goal of helping growers throughout Latin America benefit from our unique portfolio of biological crop inputs.”
Prior to joining Agrinos Benatti has held roles with Bayer Crop Science as the Brazilian Country Manager for Vegetable Seeds, Ouro Fino Group as the General Manager for Africa, and with BASF as the GMO Project Leader in Brazil. He earned an MBA from Fundacao Getulio Vargas, a BS in Finance from Octavio Bastros University, and a BS in Agronomy from Manoel Carlos Conclaves University. Benatti will be based out of the Agrinos Latin American office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

About Agrinos
Agrinos is a biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of modern agriculture. Agrinos’ range of biofertilizers and biostimulant products help farmers to practice profitable agriculture by providing increased crop productivity, improved efficiency of conventional fertilizer and a reduced environmental footprint. 

Based on Agrinos’ proprietary High Yield Technology (HYT®) platform, the HYT products provide benefits by strengthening the soil-based microbial ecosystem, stimulating crop development at key points in the growth cycle and boosting natural plant resistance to environmental stresses.  With solutions for a variety of crop categories, the technology comprising the HYT products has demonstrated its value in third-party trials in key agricultural regions worldwide.

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