AMGUARD Strengthens U.S. Commercial Turf & Landscape Team


Linda Satter and Larry Lennert bolster AMGUARD’s commitment to customers in Turf & Landscape markets

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina | September 18, 2023AMGUARD™ Environmental Technologies (“AMGUARD”), the specialty markets division of AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (“AVD”), is pleased to announce two key commercial appointments to bolster its commitment to serving US Turf and Landscape customers.

Linda Satter has joined AMGUARD as Key Account Manager. In this role, she will manage strategic key accounts in the Turf & Landscape markets. Satter previously was with Sipcam Agro, where she served as an account manager in Turf & Ornamental, working with distribution and formulation partners. Prior to that, Satter was with Dow Agrosciences for close to 30 years in various roles including key account manager, programs manager, customer service manager, and territory manager. Satter holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Indianapolis and serves on the Board of Project Evergreen.




Larry Lennert has been promoted from Regional Sales Manager to U.S. Turf & Landscape Technical Solutions Manager. In this new role, Lennert will provide technical and sales support to Turf & Landscape customers and AMGUARD Regional Sales Managers. Additionally, he will assist with market potential evaluations and new product development. Lennert will also continue to manage and grow sales in the Midwest Region for AMGUARD by expanding strong relationships with key industry influencers and groups, distributor sales reps, and end users.



Satter and Lennert will report to Ryan Klein, Vice President of Sales.

Shayne M. Wetherall, Chief Executive Officer of AMGUARD Environmental Technologies, said, “Linda and Larry bring broad industry, commercial, and technical experience to AMGUARD. Their passion for serving customers and for delivering innovation will accelerate our commitment to being the go-to company for innovation in these markets. We’re very happy to have Linda join our team and to better leverage Larry’s technical expertise for our Turf & Landscape sales team.”


About AMGUARD Environmental Technologies

AMGUARD Environmental Technologies is an emerging provider of non-crop and specialty technology solutions for the U.S. Public Health, Pest Control, Ornamental & Greenhouse, Golf, Lawn & Landscape, Foodservice, and Consumer markets. We are the specialty markets division of AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation.

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 foodservice environments and 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.


About American Vanguard

American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management and public and animal health. American Vanguard is included on the Russell 2000® and Russell 3000® Indexes and the S&P SmallCap 600® Index. To learn more about American Vanguard, please reference the Company’s website at

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AMGUARD Environmental Technologies
Shayne M. Wetherall, CEO
(919) 415-4360