Vestaron Adds Jackson as Director of Regulatory Affairs

Published online: Oct 31, 2019 News
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Industry veteran Scott Jackson has been added to the executive team for Vestaron Corporation as its new director of regulatory affairs.

Jackson brings more than 20 years of agricultural chemical background as Vestaron continues to add staff to assist with regulatory compliance regarding existing and emerging peptide-based bioinsecticides. As part of his responsibilities, Jackson also will handle government affairs and public policy.

“We are excited to bring a seasoned regulatory professional to our team with the deep experience that Scott provides,” says Vestaron CEO Anna Rath. “Scott’s skills will be invaluable to Vestaron as we continue to progress rapidly toward additional product development and commercialization.”

Most recently, Jackson was group leader of regulatory affairs for Knoell USA, and has previous regulatory, stewardship and sustainability experience with Valent USA and BASF Corporation.

Jackson has a Ph.D. in environmental science from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, a master’s degree in soil and irrigation science from California State University, Fresno, and a bachelor’s degree in range management and soil science from Humboldt State University.