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AgriMetis Expands by Adding a Vice President of Technical Operations

LUTHERVILLE, MD, January 14, 2017 - AgriMetis LLC is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Oberholzer has joined the company as its Vice President of Technical Operations.  Dr. Oberholzer will be a member of the AgriMetis leadership team and will lead AgriMetis’ process development and scale-up efforts.  Matt will also lead the company’s efforts in product testing and regulatory program management. 

Dr. Oberholzer comes to AgriMetis with 19 years of process research, development and scale-up experience with the last 13 years spent in the agrichemical industry.  In his most recent role, Matt was instrumental in the development and commercialization of several novel crop protection products that led to major product lines for a multinational agrichemical company.

“AgriMetis has always had strong Product Research and Development leadership and we are exciting to have Matt adding Process and Program management while also bringing significant agrichemical experience to our team,” said Steven Tuttle, AgriMetis’ President and CEO.

AgriMetis exploits the interface of biology, biochemistry, and chemistry to access areas of chemical space and production routes that are not available to others. Steve Tuttle, President and CEO of AgriMetis, said: “AgriMetis approach requires creative, collaborative, and skilled process technical management and Matt has shown that can contribute his significant expertise to this effort.”

About AgriMetis:

In an evolving and growing global population, there continues to be an increasing demand for sustainable, crop protection products. AgriMetis is dedicated to fulfilling this need.  Our mission is to innovate sustainable crop protection products through leading edge and advanced discovery, development and delivery methods.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.agrimetis.com.

AgriMetis was formed in March 2014 and has raised $10 million of Series A financing to fund agriculture chemical research and development by applying a biopharmaceutical start up model. With headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, AgriMetis continues to grow and develop its technologies and capabilities.

Contact:

Name: Steven Tuttle, President & CEO
AgriMetis, LLC
10751 Falls Road, Suite 300,
Lutherville, MD 20193

 

Laurie Gunther