Arysta lifescience boosts uk technical team

As part of a continued growth strategy, Arysta LifeScience UK & Ireland is delighted to appoint a new member of the technical team.

Taking on the role of technical support, specialising in vegetables, fruit and ornamental crops, is Stephen Olive.

27-year-old Stephen from Leicester previously worked for Eurofins in trials. In his new position, he will contribute to product development as well coordinate trials and provide customer support.

Stephen, who studied at Harper Adams University, said: “As well as supporting development work, I’m looking forward to taking on specific projects, such as supporting the organic sector with our growing biosolutions offer.

“Taking on this role will strengthen my own personal knowledge within the horticultural sector and I am excited to be joining a progressive and innovative global company.”

Arysta LifeScience product development & technical manager for UK & Ireland, Don Pendergrast, said: “Stephen’s trial management knowledge across a wide range of crops will help to strengthen our ability to deliver technical trials to the highest standard, providing us with the data required to support our expanding portfolio.

“As Arysta grows, particularly within horticulture, the appointment of young talent such as Stephen will prove invaluable to us. We are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

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