AMVAC Hires Marketing Manager Nathaniel Quinn, Neil DeStefano Adds Business Development

Newport Beach, CA

(NEWPORT BEACH, CA – September 9, 2019) — American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) and AMVAC, an American Vanguard company, welcomes Nathaniel Quinn as the marketing manager for the corn, soybean and sugar beet portfolio.

Nathaniel Quinn

Nathaniel comes to AMVAC from Corteva where he served as marketing manager for both the crop protection and seed business. Prior to joining the crop protection industry, Nathaniel held a series of marketing positions in the medical device industry.?

“We are excited to have Nathaniel on the AMVAC team,” said Jean Pougnier, V.P. of business development and marketing at AMVAC. “Nathaniel brings a wealth of experience in planning and executing marketing strategies, and his contributions will be instrumental in continuing to grow our market share in the Midwest.”

Neil DeStefano

In addition, Director of Portfolio, Business Development and Marketing Communications Neil DeStefano has added business development to his responsibilities. Neil’s new responsibilities include strengthening relationships with industry leading biological organizations and working closely with sourcing organizations to economically access products needed to enable differentiated mixture strategies.

“Since joining the AMVAC team in November of 2016, Neil has contributed in developing opportunities in the areas of strategy, new product expansion, project management and communication,” said Pougnier. “We are confident that Neil will continue to make strong contributions to our success.”

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