BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indigo Ag, Inc., a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, announces today the appointment of Jeff Poulton as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Indigo's newest leader will manage the company's financial operations and support its growth aspirations, bringing with him extensive experience in finance, investor relations, and strategy.
"Indigo has an extraordinary opportunity to empower both farmers and consumers, transforming the agriculture industry," said Mr. Poulton. "As the company continues to innovate and scale, I am eager to support its financial and strategic capabilities, contributing to the success of this purpose-driven team."
Joining Indigo from leading biotechnology company Shire plc, Mr. Poulton brings financial leadership experience from his roles as Chief Financial Officer and member of Shire's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. With significant global finance experience that extends to investor relations and commercial operations, Mr. Poulton will be a core member of Indigo's leadership team. Mr. Poulton's development of strong relationships with executives across the organization, as well as key external partners, will drive Indigo towards its vision of a new agriculture.
"With the addition of Jeff, Indigo will gain not only a proven leader, but also a team member with an impressive dedication to our goal of improving farmer profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health," said David Perry, President and CEO of Indigo. "His strategic vision and strong knowledge of the financial landscape will prove critical to Indigo's next phase of growth."
Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company utilizes beneficial microbes residing within plant tissues to improve crop health and productivity. Indigo's 2017 portfolio is focused on water use efficiency and yield in cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN. www.indigoag.com