GroGenesis Announces New Independent Board DirectorOctober 23, 2015
Academic Leader With Expertise in Public Policy and Global Business Joins Sustainable Agriculture Company
SPRINGVILLE, TN--GroGenesis, Inc. (OTCQB: GROG), a developer and manufacturer of all-natural and sustainable agricultural enhancement products, announced today the appointment of Jerry Platt, Ph.D. to the Board of Directors effective immediately.
Dr. Jerry Platt has a long career in academia and business with emphasis on International Business, Public Policy and Finance. Currently a professor of Global Business at Akita International University in Japan, Dr. Platt is the former Dean of the School of Business at the University of Redlands and the former Dean at the College of Business at San Francisco State University. Dr. Platt also has been a CEO and consults internationally. He has a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Ohio State University; an MBA in Finance from Wayne State University; and an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University.
Grant B. Walsh, Chairman of the Board of GroGenesis, said, "It is wonderful to add an academic leader of Dr. Platt's stature to the Board of GroGenesis. His education, experience, and global contacts will be incredibly beneficial to our strategy. The demand for sustainable, organic agriculture products will continue exponential growth as consumers and countries recognize value in eco-friendly products."
Jerry Platt said, "With CEO Richard Kamolvathin's leadership, I look forward to supporting GroGenesis' development globally. I am honored to be a part of this fine organization. We will do good in the world and serve our shareholders wisely."
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About GroGenesis, Inc.
GroGenesis (OTCQB: GROG) aims to become a leading producer of natural plant growth health technologies. The Company's 'AgraBurst' is a biostimulant blended from processed extracts of natural plant materials that directly improves the positive effects of commercial fertilizers and available nutrients. GroGenesis also offers "AgraBlast" as a companion crop protection product designed as an eco-friendly, non-toxic alternative to synthetic fungicides. When used in combination (as directed), the Company offers an innovative solution for the control of plant pathogenic fungi and for plant remediation and stimulation of yields. Find out more at www.grogenesis.com.
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