PETACH TIKVA, Israel, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The Stockton Group (STK), a leader in innovative botanical based crop protection, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Shay Shaanan as the new Vice President R&D, leading the company's R&D activities.
In his former position, Shay was Global Development Manager of the fungicides division at ADAMA (formerly Makhteshim Agan.) and has over 15 years' of experience in research and commercialization of crop protection products. Shay holds a BSc in Agronomy from the Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
"Having Shay join our team marks another significant milestone in our growth strategy. It reflects our commitment to advance our technologies and provide the agriculture industry with new solutions," explained Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton Group. "Shay will lead our R&D and will be of enormous value in moving our company forward."
The Stockton Group (Stockton) specializes in the development and marketing of botanical based biopesticides. Its core focus is on the incorporation of these bio-pesticides into conventional agriculture spraying programs that use conventional chemical products, thus creating a balanced, cleaner and sustainable agricultural environment.
Stockton has an active R&D program for the development of future natural products for crop protection. Its unique research and development center in Israel invests substantial resources in developing 'green' products. Stockton has a variety of products adapted to different agro ecological areas, biological parameters and regulatory guidelines, and is active in more than 35 counties worldwide.
Stockton's flagship product Timorex Gold® is used to control a broad spectrum of diseases in diverse crops. The product demonstrates an efficacy equivalent to chemical fungicides, and is suitable to be use in conventional and organic agriculture. Timorex Gold® is registered and sold in over 30 countries.
Stockton is a global company established in 1994 with headquarter in Israel , has offices in 20 countries and operates in over 40 countries.
SOURCE Stockton Israel (STK)