Arvesta Adds Dean Zerff to Western Canadian Sales Team

Calgary, AB (May 20, 2005) – Arvesta Canada, Inc. announced that Dean Zerff will be joining the Western Canadian sales team as the Area Sales Representative in the Calgary area, effective immediately.

Zerff most recently worked for Agricore United as a Marketing Representative in the Calgary region which includes 4 high through-put elevators and 10 farm supply locations. Zerff’s experience includes working closely with retailers to improve their business and utilizing market intelligence and strategies to add value to producers’ bottomline.

“Dean has over 10 years of experience in the agronomic retail business and understands the crop input business exceptionally well. He also brings proven agronomic knowledge including a solid understanding of our current core EVEREST® and SELECT® products and is a great team player,” said Craig Brekkas, Western Canadian Manager for Arvesta Canada, Inc. “He is a valuable asset to our team in this key market area.”

Zerff received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994. “I am looking forward to the opportunities that Arvesta has to offer; from the people I will be working with to the products I will be supporting. Both EVEREST and SELECT have an excellent fit in the Calgary region,” adds Zerff. He currently resides in Okotoks, Alberta with his wife and three children.

Arvesta Canada, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arvesta Corporation, an entrepreneurial provider of unique crop protection solutions. As a manufacturer of yield-enhancing, high-quality crop protection products and services, the company is strongly committed to product stewardship, environmental responsibility and human safety. Arvesta is a subsidiary of Arysta LifeScience Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For further information about Arvesta Canada, Inc., please visit

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