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PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES COMPEL ROGER TRIPATHI TO LEAVE ACADIAN SEAPLANTS LIMITED AS PRESIDENT OF ITS PLANT HEALTH DIVISION

September 5, 2017. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) announced that Roger Tripathi, President of Acadian Plant Health™ (APH™) Division, is leaving the company due to personal reasons. The President and Chief Executive Officer of Acadian Seaplants, Jean-Paul Deveau, will assume his responsibilities on an interim basis.

Mr. Tripathi accepted responsibility for leading the APH™ business in April, 2016 which included sales, marketing, business development and re-shaping divisional innovation, with a primary focus of taking APH™ to the next level by strengthening its global leadership within the plant health segment.

“We are deeply saddened by the resignation of Mr. Tripathi, but certainly appreciate that his compelling personal reasons must take precedent,” said Jean-Paul Deveau. “All his friends and colleagues within ASL, as well as those within the global biostimulant sector, continue to wish him well and a speedy return to the agricultural industry he loves and of which he is such an important part.

During his tenure, Roger was instrumental in reshaping our company’s plant health division and was an inspirational part of our executive leadership team,” added Deveau. “Within APH™ his focus on division and product branding – to consolidate our leadership position in the global biostimulant sector – and his efforts in New Product Development, the expansion of strategic partnerships and building business development structures and teams enables the APH™ Division to expand product offerings now and in the future.”

Acadian Plant Health™ is the world leader in biostimulant and bionutritional solutions that are scientifically proven to increase crop yields. Acadian Plant Health™ is dedicated to sustainability and maximizing crop yields while protecting the environment. Acadian’s products optimize plant performance from seed to table by improving plant establishment, nutrition and stress management. Acadian Plant Health™ is a division of Acadian Seaplants Limited. Acadian’s agricultural products include Acadian®, Stimplex®, Stella Maris®, Ascomax™, Toggle® and Toggle Plus™ that are used as soil and foliar inputs on over 70 crops in more than 80 countries.

For more than 35 years Acadian Seaplants Limited has been a fully-integrated, bio-tech manufacturer of premium, technically-advanced agricultural products, unique cultivated sea vegetables and functional ingredients derived from select species of marine plants. Acadian Seaplants is the world leader in technical marine plant products for humans, animals and plants with operations in Canada, USA, Ireland and Scotland.

Contact: Linda Theriault
Director, Corporate & Government Relations
T: +1 902 468 2840
F: +1 902 468 3474
C: +1 902 237 6366
EM: ltheriault@acadian.ca
Website: www.acadianseaplants.com

 

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