Source: Engage Agro Corporation
Ray Chyc, president and owner of Engage Agro Corporation announced the formation of Engage Agro USA LLC. Incorporated in the state of Delaware, the new company will build on the business model developed in Canada with the purpose of providing development, regulatory, marketing and sales functions for high-value crop protection and nutrient products for growers in the U.S.
Engage Agro Canada was formed in 1995 and has grown to over 35 people. "We hope and expect to be able to replicate our business strategy in the USA, and to create efficiencies for our supplier partners to the benefit of growers across both countries," said Chyc.
Trevor Thorley, former chief operating officer of AMVAC Chemical has accepted the position of president of the new company and will begin creating the organization effective Aug. 1, 2010, building off a list of products currently available from Canada, according to Chyc.
"I am extremely excited about the formation of this new business in the U.S. and in having Trevor at the helm. He has tremendous market and customer knowledge and has led many successful businesses over the term of his 30-year career," said Chyc.