DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announces 2 new additions to its executive management team. Mr. Chris Hildreth joined MBI as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations, and is responsible for expanding all commercial aspects of the company, including sales, marketing, and business development functions. Dr. Kin Sing (Ray) Lam joined MBI as Vice President of Process Development, and leads the company's development efforts in scaling its broad pipeline of products to commercial manufacturing scale.
Chris Hildreth has extensive experience in the agricultural chemical industry, providing successful general management of sales organizations driven by profitable growth. Prior to arriving at MBI, he was Sr. Vice President and Director of Sales at AMVAC Corporation from 2003 to mid-2009. Before that, Hildreth held various sales and general management positions with United Agri Products, Inc., including Executive Vice President International, President and General Manager Distribution, President Products Company, United Agri Products Inc. and General Manager, UAP Canada.
"Chris is a highly accomplished and well-respected business manager and his extensive industry sales experience and complementary management style will be invaluable as he drives commercial growth at MBI," said Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations.
"I am very happy to be a part of the Marrone team," said Chris Hildreth. "Marrone Bio Innovations already has two efficacious products being sold commercially and an incredibly exciting pipeline. Natural products usage is increasing rapidly in both organic and standard crop production, as the efficacy of new products equals that of chemical products. The growth of natural product usage and Marrone Bio Innovations will be exceptional."
Dr. Ray Lam comes to MBI as an experienced and successful leader of multi-disciplinary teams of scientists
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