Arysta LifeScience North America Adds Northeastern US Sales Rep

CARY, N.C. (March 15, 2006) – In a continuing effort to offer excellent customer service while delivering products that meet customer needs, Arysta LifeScience North America announces the addition of Heidi Davey as sales representative for U.S. specialty crops covering the Northeast.

Davey brings more than 20 years of specialty industry experience to her new position with Arysta LifeScience North America. Since 1989, Davey served as location manager/horticultural sales and consultant with UAP Great Lakes. In this capacity, she worked directly with fruit, vegetable and row crop growers in Central and Western Michigan determining customer needs and providing crop protection solutions. Before joining UAP Great Lakes, Davey was field sales consultant with Haviland Agricultural Chemical Company, Grand Rapids, Mich.

“Heidi brings a wealth of specialty crop experience to this position,” said Phil Reding, area sales manager, Specialty for Arysta LifeScience North America. “Her background, work experiences and relations with Michigan State University are valuable assets for specialty crop growers in the Northeast.”

Davey received a Certificate of Agricultural Technology in Fruit and Vegetable Production from Michigan State University, and her bachelor of science degree in business management from Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Mich. She has been a certified crop advisor since 1995 and has active membership in the Michigan State Horticultural Society and Michigan Agri-Business Association.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Arysta LifeScience is the world’s largest privately-held crop protection and life science company with 2004 revenues of ¥103.2 billion (US$1 billion). An entrepreneurial provider of crop protection and life science products in more than 100 countries worldwide, Arysta LifeScience specializes in the marketing and distribution of respected crop protection brands and life science products in harmony with the needs of global producers. More information on the company is available at: