LYSAKER, Norway and DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Agrinos, a leading biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of agriculture worldwide, announces the addition of Terry Stone as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Sustainability Programs.
Stone will direct all regulatory affairs initiatives for Agrinos, working closely with regulatory agencies on a global level. He will oversee the preparation of regulatory submissions to ensure that appropriate national and international data requirements are met to obtain regulatory approvals for Agrinos' line of biological crop inputs in key geographies. Stone will also lead the development of Agrinos' sustainability programs, partnering with customers and other organizations to demonstrate and quantify the value of Agrinos products as an important part of public and private sustainability programs.
"Terry will play a critically important role with Agrinos, as we continue to expand to new geographies and markets in response to growing international market opportunities for our proprietary line of High Yield Technology (HYT®) crop inputs," said Dr. Ry Wagner, Agrinos CEO. "We're extremely pleased to have Terry lead our regulatory affairs and sustainability programs. His leadership, depth of industry experience and unique skill set make him uniquely qualified to help Agrinos expand in North America and worldwide."
Prior to joining Agrinos Stone has held leadership roles with Syngenta, The Scotts Company and Monsanto working in global regulatory affairs, biotechnology, sustainability and industry relations. He has earned Master's degrees in International Business and Entomology. Stone will be based in the United States, but oversee regulatory affairs and sustainability activities worldwide.
Agrinos is a biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of modern agriculture. Agrinos' range of High Yield Technology (HYT®) products helps farmers to practice profitable agriculture by providing increased crop productivity, improved efficiency of conventional fertilizer and a reduced environmental footprint. Certified as organic and based on Agrinos' proprietary technology, 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 pathogens and threats. 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.