Arysta LifeScience North America Adds Sales Rep to Saskatoon South Area

CARY, N.C. (April 6, 2006) – Arysta LifeScience North America today announced the addition of Brad Wasyluk as sales representative covering the Saskatoon South territory. Wasyluk will be focusing on EVEREST® Herbicide and SELECT® Herbicide sales, reporting directly to Craig Brekkas, area manager, Western Canada.

Wasyluk joins Arysta LifeScience after a six-year tenure with BASF Canada Agricultural Products. While there, he held the position of business representative, serving retailers and growers with extensive product and program training. He also developed business plans and targets for key retailers, was instrumental in the launch of a new cereals seed treatment product and in the launch of Clearfield Wheat. Prior to joining BASF, Wasyluk served as sales representative with Cyanamid Crop Protection.

“Brad brings a wealth of sales experience to this position as well as a strong knowledge of agricultural practices in this area,” Brekkas said. “His background and work experiences will be a valuable asset to the retailers and grain growers in the Saskatoon area.”

Wasyluk received his bachelor of science degree in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. His additional training includes Achieve Global -- Professional Selling Skills, Sales Negotiations and Sales Presentations. He is currently working toward his crop protection consultant certification.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Arysta LifeScience is the world’s largest privately-held crop protection and life science company with 2005 revenues of ¥115.7 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: