McCrea Joins Arvesta as Edmonton Area Sales Representative

Calgary, AB (Jan. 3, 2005) – Arvesta Canada, Inc. announced today that Trent McCrea will be joining the Western Canadian sales team as the Area Sales Representative in the Edmonton area, starting January 3, 2005.

McCrea most recently worked for Advanta Seeds as the Territory Manager for West Central Alberta with responsibilities including sales, marketing, product development and distribution management. Prior to this he spent 5 years as an Area Representative for Buckman Laboratories, in Alberta and British Columbia.

“Trent has a great reputation as a Sales Representative, 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. “We are excited to have him joining our team in this key market area.”

Trent grew up on a mixed farm near Cut Knife, Saskatchewan and received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan in 1993. Since then he has achieved his Certified Crop Advisor designation, which he has held since 2001. “I am excited about the opportunities that Arvesta has to offer; from the people I will be working with to the products I will be supporting. I am positive I will enjoy being a part of the Arvesta team.” commented McCrea. Trent currently resides in Carvel, Alberta with his wife Sherri and his three boys, 5 years and under.

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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