ROSEVILLE, Minn.–(Small business WIRE)–Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLXT), a plant-primarily based technologies firm focused on healthful meals components, has appointed Vince Restucci in a newly produced function as Vice President of Agronomy Solutions to assistance the expansion of Calyxt’s grower network and Identity Preserved Method.
Mr. Restucci has a diverse background in buying, marketing and advertising and technical experience across farming, customer packaged goods, meals, and agribusiness environments, producing him a versatile addition to aid steer the Calyxt agronomy group. His vast encounter will guide our expanding list of strategic agronomy partners to strengthen the high quality of crops, raise yield and address queries connected to chemistry and stewardship practices.
“We count on Vince, with his deep agribusiness understanding, to have a good influence in assisting us to develop not only our 1st industrial item, Higher Oleic Soybean, but also expansion to new crops which includes wheat, hemp and alfalfa,” stated Manoj Sahoo, Chief Small business Improvement and Provide Chain Officer with Calyxt. “As a effectively-respected and driven agribusiness leader, Vince will tap into and expand our grower relationships. We think this technique will strengthen our initiative to double contracted acres year more than year as currently evident with our 2020 contracted acreage objective of 100,000 acres versus 36,000 planted acres in 2019,” concluded Sahoo.
Vince brings far more than 35 years of agribusiness, refining and CPG encounter to Calyxt. Most not too long ago with R.D. Offutt Business, he served as Director of Procurement & Small business Technologies, exactly where he was accountable for managing crop production inputs on 48 separate farming places exactly where he oversaw field technologies and precision agriculture activities. He previously held positions with J.R. Simplot Business, Western Refining and Miller Brewing Business. Mr. Restucci obtained his Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his MBA from the Keller Graduate College of Management in Scottsdale, Arizona. He served in the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer and a Healthcare Evacuation Helicopter Pilot.
Calyxt (NASDAQ: CLXT), primarily based in Roseville, Minnesota is a plant-primarily based technologies firm that utilizes our patented breeding technologies to make the meals you enjoy a healthier option. The care we take extends beyond nutritional worth. We companion with farmers and meals organizations to provide traceable plant-primarily based solutions created to be healthier and far more sustainable than their standard counterparts. We use cutting edge plant breeding methods to create solutions that aid strengthen diets by lowering poor fats, allergens and toxins. Right now oil from our higher oleic soybean plants has reduce saturated fats than commodity soybean oil. We are also building higher fiber wheat created to present an superb supply of everyday fiber when incorporated into wheat-primarily based foods. We constantly pursue innovation to provide fantastic meals that is fantastic for you. For additional information and facts, please pay a visit to our web page at www.calyxt.com.
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