PETACH TIKVA, Israel, November 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Stockton Israel (STK), a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, announced today the appointment of Fernando Illing as Country Manager of Stockton S.A. in Argentina effective November 1, 2014.
Fernando brings 25 years of experience in various senior positions including Country Manager for Chemtura, Marketing Manager for Rotam and 10 years as insecticide and fungicide manager for a legacy Bayer company. He brings leadership, knowledge and a solid team philosophy to our STK branch in Argentina.
"Mr. Illing's experience and awareness of the challenges faced by STK in the Argentinian market, will reinforce Stockton's management, and will make an important contribution towards re-enforcing the foundations of our business in Argentina" explained Guy Cooper, EVP Strategy, Commerce and BD. He concluded by saying, "We proudly welcome him to our Group, and wish him every success in his new position".
About the Stockton Group
The Stockton Group (Stockton) specializes in the development and marketing of plant extract based bio-pesticides. Its core focus is on their integration, alongside conventional chemical products, into conventional agriculture spraying programs, and creating a balanced, cleaner and healthier agricultural environment.
Stockton has an active R&D program for the development of future natural products for crop protection. In this area, the Group has a unique research and development center in Israel and invests substantial resources in developing "green" products. Stockton has a variety of products adapted to regional needs, biological parameters and regulatory guidelines, and is active in more than 35 counties worldwide.
Stockton's flagship product Timorex Gold® is used to control a broad spectrum of crop diseases. The product demonstrates an efficacy similar to that of chemical fungicides, and is suitable for use with both conventional and organic crops. Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 25 countries.
Stockton is an international company established in 1994 as a privately-owned company and has a staff of 40 employees in Israel, and around 120 employees worldwide. The company has offices in 20 countries and operates in about 40 countries.
SOURCE Stockton Israel (STK)