Nov 22, 2022
Certis announces sales leadership changes

Tim Riley has been promoted by Certis Biologicals to head the company’s U.S.-based sales team. Riley, a veteran sales leader, is national sales director for U.S. ag business.

Riley joined Certis in 2020 as key account manager, supporting the company’s business partnerships with distribution leaders. As national sales director, he will continue those efforts by managing the company’s nationwide team of sales managers and key accounts, according to a news release.

Riley brings to the position proven expertise as a sales and marketing leader in the agriculture space across ag-chem, seed, equipment and animal health markets with companies including Amvac Chemical, American Cyanamid, CDMS (Crop Data Management Systems) and Caterpillar, according to the release.

“This leadership will strengthen our U.S. ag market and allow us to serve growers in effectively putting biologicals to work for their operations,” Amy O’Shea, Certis’ president and CEO, said in the release. “Throughout his career and his tenure at Certis Biologicals, Tim has proven himself a valuable leader with extensive knowledge of bringing products to the markets that need them. This leadership will strengthen our U.S. ag market and allow us to serve growers in effectively putting biologicals to work for their operations.”

Certis is a manufacturer, developer and marketer of biological solutions for use in commercial agriculture, professional greenhouse and the consumer markets. With biological products sold through a global distribution network and in collaboration with various technology, regulatory and sourcing companies in more than 50 countries, Certis works to supply growers around the world who feed a growing population while sustaining the natural resources and environments necessary for a healthy planet, according to the release.




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