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Jim Black Becomes Director of Business Development for Certis USA

Release Date : October 13, 2015

Jim Black Becomes Director of Business Development for Certis USA

COLUMBIA, MD—October 13, 2015—Certis USA, the biopesticide company, names Jim Black, formerly of Chemtura Corporation, to serve as its Director of Business Development. Black’s primary responsibilities are to lead new market and product development initiatives for Certis USA.

Black reports to Tim Damico, Certis USA’s Executive V.P. NAFTA. Damico said, “Certis USA has seen rapid growth over the past five years and has many new opportunities for the future. We are pleased to have Jim’s excellent array of skills, contacts and experience to lead our business development activities.”

For more than 30 years, Black has held senior level sales, marketing and business development positions for global agrichemical manufacturers. Most recently, Black was Global Strategic Business Unit Lead, Insecticides, Fungicides, Herbicides, PGRs and previously Director of Marketing, North America for Chemtura Corporation (now Arysta Lifescience). He has held positions with Entek Corporation (now DuPont), BASF Corporation and Dow Chemical Company.

Black holds an MBA degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Wilmington University, New Castle, Delaware, and a B.S. degree in Animal Science from Penn State University.



About Certis USA

Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Certis USA is a leading manufacturer, innovative developer, and marketer, of a comprehensive line of distinctive and proven biopesticide products sold in more than 40 countries today for use in specialty agricultural, horticultural and the home and garden markets. Certis USA products provide essential solutions by meeting the challenges faced by today’s growers around the globe. For more information about Certis USA, visit and follow the company on FacebookTwitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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