STK Bio-Ag Names Job as U.S. Business Manager

Published online: Apr 12, 2018 News

STK Bio-Ag Technologies, an innovative leader in botanical-based and hybrid biopesticides, announces the appointment of Neal Job to the position of U.S. business manager. In this position, Job will be responsible for continuing the successful rollout of  Timorex Gold, an effective botanical-based biofungicide in the U.S., which has already been approved in 40 states, and is used in over 30 countries worldwide.

Job will also be continuing the successful rollout of new Aviv, a “low-dose” microbial biofungicide (Bacillus subtilis), which delivers broad-spectrum disease control both in soil and on plant surfaces. Aviv is currently approved for use in 26 states.

Job has experience as a vice president and managing partner, with Cultiva LLC. He also served as a director of U.S. sales for Marrone Bio Innovations and was a sales lead for Syngenta. Job has a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness marketing from California Polytechnic State University. He also holds a California pest control advisor’s license and California qualified applicator license, and has served as president of the Kern CAPCA Chapter.

“STK is pleased to have Neal Job as a key member of our team, heading one of our most important markets,” says Guy Elitzur, CEO of STK. “Neal is a longtime expert on biopesticides generally, is highly experienced in the technologies of STK, and is well-positioned to continue helping growers, PCAs and others along the food supply chain as [our] U.S. business manager.”

“ I’m happy to join STK Bio-Ag Technologies and look forward to introducing many more U.S. growers and others to the benefits of Timorex Gold and other STK technologies, including resistance management, residue reduction, faster arrival to retail, longer shelf life at retail, and greater competitiveness in U.S. and international export markets,” says Job.