Jan 11, 2017Renz joins Vestaron as VP business development
Technology acquisition and business development expert Andy Renz joins Vestaron’s executive team.
Renz has more than a decade of experience in international deal making for agricultural solutions companies — both from a multi-national corporation and a start-up company perspective.
At BASF, Renz was responsible for international technology scouting and acquisition. At the early-stage technology company Benson Hill Biosystems he established commercial partnerships. As independent consultant he worked with various ag tech start-ups and venture capital firms. Renz has a strong network covering the entire agricultural solutions field. He serves on the industry advisory boards of the biostimulants company Growcentia, the ag tech incubator The Yield Lab and the conference series Ag Innovation Showcase.
Vestaron’s SPEAR family of bioinsecticides uses two new, unique modes-of-action to kill a broad range of insect pests without affecting beneficial insects, humans or the environment. Synthetic variants of the bioinsecticides as well as crops expressing the active ingredient of the bioinsecticides are in development.