ABOUT AMGUARD

AMGUARD Environmental Technologies is an emerging provider of non-crop and specialty technology solutions for the US Public Health, Pest Control, Ornamental & Greenhouse, Golf, Lawn & Landscape, and Consumer markets.

From our RTP headquarters and labs, AMGUARD discovers, develops and commercializes a diverse portfolio of proven chemistries, innovative technologies, and green solutions into diverse markets.

At our core, we are innovators. We are committed to protecting the population from disease vectors, mitigating structural pest damage, creating healthy outdoor living spaces, and maintaining outdoor sports and recreation venues. Our mission is to provide our customers with powerful technology solutions to keep their businesses strong and growing.

AMGUARD PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

As part of our commitment to be a leading technology and market access provider, we strategically acquire companies and technologies to fuel growth and strengthen our portfolios. With the strategic integration of OHP, Envance Technologies, and TyraTech, AMGUARD is poised to become the fastest-growing non-crop and specialty products business in the US.

TyraTech is a technology R&D company that is a recognized leader in the development of novel effective and safe insect and weed control solutions.

Envance Technologies is an innovation engine that licenses, commercializes, and partners with market leading companies to develop and commercialize game-changing insect and weed control technologies.

OHP is the leading provider of technology-based solutions for greenhouse and nursery production applications.

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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Our proven R&D and innovation capabilities leverage an arsenal of proprietary screening and development platforms to provide a growing technology pipeline of effective and safe technology solutions. This enables us to develop a complete toolbox of proven chemistries and green solutions for our customers in every segment.

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MANUFACTURING

We leverage AMVAC’s 5 US manufacturing plants deliver a dynamic range of AIs, formulations, and products across a broad spectrum of proven chemistries, biologicals, and biochemicals.

American Vanguard logo

American Vanguard Corporation operates a wide range of businesses in the U.S. (AMVAC®, AMGUARD™ Environmental Technologies) as well as in Australia (AgNova Technologies™), Brazil (AMVAC do Brasil); Latin America (AGRI Center™), Mexico (AMVAC Mexico), and globally (Greenplants®, Agrinos®).

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AMVAC® Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard® Company (NYSE: AVD) headquartered in the U.S., is a global technology solutions provider for agriculture and a leader in proven chemistries, green solutions, precision application systems including SIMPAS® and SmartBox®, and sustainability solutions for plant and soil health.

TEAM

LEADERSHIP
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  • Shayne M. Wetherall

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Tony Allen

    Vice President Operations

  • Justin A. Heuser, Ph.D.

    Vice President, Research & Development

  • Brian D. Phillips

    General Counsel

  • Tonya Hershberger

    Controller

  • Kyle Quinn

    Vice President Commercial Operations

  • Amy B. Enck

    Director of Marketing

  • Jason P. Schmidt

    Director, Technology & Innovation

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SALES
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  • Adam Reed
    Adam Reed

    Regional Sales Manager

    South Central

  • Brett Gagner
    Brett Gagner

    Regional Sales Manager

    Southeast & Florida

  • Derek Wright
    Derek Wright

    National Sales Manager
    — Public Health

  • Joe Chavarria
    Joe Chavarria

    Regional Sales Manager

    Pacific Northwest & Rocky Mountains

  • Larry Lennert
    Larry Lennert

    Regional Sales Manager

    Midwest

  • Richard Spigler
    Richard Spigler

    Regional Sales Manager
    — Pest

    Northeast

  • Tim DeWeese
    Tim DeWeese

    Regional Sales Manager
    — Turf & Landscape

    Northeast

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CAREERS

AMGUARD’s portfolio of companies are entrepreneurial, innovative, and rewarding. We are always seeking authentic, talented and driven teammates that share our vision for becoming the fastest-growing non-crop business in the US. If you are interested in any of our current openings or have interest in being part of the team, we’d like to hear from you.

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