Summit Agro Welcomes New Team Members Paul Lyon and Jim Sturges

Jan 19, 2016, 10:16 ET from Summit Agro USA, LLC

CARY, N.C., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Agro USA, LLC ("Summit Agro" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members as of January 1st, 2016.

Paul Lyon will take on the new role of National Accounts Manager for the US. Paul has extensive experience in the Crop Protection Industry with over 25 years of proven success in sales, marketing and national account management at Ciba-Geigy and Micro Flo/BASF. He has also successfully been involved in the start-up and management of new businesses at Etigra, LLC and most recently Tacoma Ag™, LLC.

Jim Sturges will take on the new role of Regional Manager, Western Business Unit. Jim has over 36 years in the Crop Protection Industry and the T&O Industry performing in various positions in sales, marketing, field development and key account management at Elanco, Dow AgroSciences, LLC and most recently AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Jim will office out of his home in Roseville, California.

"Summit Agro is excited to have these two experienced individuals join our team to help give our customers the support they need to launch the new products starting to come out of our pipeline," said Bill Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of Summit Agro.

About Summit Agro USA LLC
Summit Agro USA LLC, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, is dedicated to developing new chemistry to address the crop protection challenges facing high value growers. Our innovative products are distributed exclusively through Helena Chemical Company and Tenkoz member companies.