AMVAC Promotes Three To Bolster Upcoming SIMPAS Launch
With SIMPAS poised for a U.S. market launch in 2021, AMVAC announces the promotions of Jason Jimmerson, Andy Asbury and Cory Ritter.
Jimmerson has been promoted to SIMPAS Technologies Commercial Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for SIMPAS and SmartBox+ sales and manufacturing. Previously as SIMPAS Project Manager, Jimmerson led the application technology through its development and trial stages. He will continue to work from his home office in Bozeman, Mont.
Asbury and Ritter have been promoted to SIMPAS Technologies Technical Representatives, providing new and prospective customers with SIMPAS and SmartBox+ technical expertise and support. In their new roles, Asbury and Ritter will work directly with farmers to prescriptively solve crop challenges using SIMPAS-applied Solutions (SaS), delivering high-touch, high-satisfaction experiences to each farmer who purchases a new SIMPAS or SmartBox+ system. They will also provide technical expertise around SIMPAS and SmartBox+ hardware and software, ensuring customers are connected with nearby Trimble dealers for equipment servicing and calibration. Asbury will continue to work from his home office in Galesburg, Ill. Ritter will continue to work from his home office in Blue Mound, Ill.
“We’re pleased to see Jason, Andy, and Cory transition into their new roles. The development of SIMPAS has been a team effort, and now we’re assembling a great team to ensure commercial success,” said Rick Rice, AMVAC Director of Application Technology. “These promotions are in alignment with AMVAC’s strategic growth plan to further our prescription application system initiatives.”