Vestaron adds Dr. Andy Renz to executive team

Vestaron adds Dr. Andy Renz to executive team

Renz previously focused on international technology and acquisition at BASF.

January 30, 2017
Press Release

Vestaron Corporation announced that technology acquisition and business development expert Dr. Andy Renz joins Vestaron’s Executive Team, according to a press release.

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, according to the press release. 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.

“I am really excited to have Andy on board. His strong technical background and business development expertise, his strategic thinking and track record in deal making perfectly complements our team,” said Dr. John Sorenson, Vestaron CEO. “We look forward to working with him as Vestaron approaches the phase of commercialization and strategic partnerships.”

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