October 2017 – STK (Stockton), a leading company in the development and marketing of botanical-based food protection solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand Desbrosses as Vice President of Business Development and Portfolio Management.
In his role, Bertrand will be responsible for leading STK’s business development efforts on a global scale, developing the company’s overall strategic commercial vision, introducing new portfolio products to market, and cultivating global partnerships and key industry relationships. In doing so, he will identify and leverage new opportunities and multi-national collaborative business development initiatives focused on the long-term growth of STK technologies.
“Bertrand is coming on board at just the right time as our business continues to grow and evolve as a food protection enabler,” explains Guy Elitzur, CEO of STK. “Bertrand is a unique thinker who has the ability to evaluate complex relations and markets. His experience, insights and global perspective align well with the rapid changes and new direction of our company.”
Bertrand is an agricultural engineer from the Istom Tropical Agricultural Institute in France. He holds a Master of Science in crop storage and processing from the Cranefield Institute of Technology in the UK, and an Executive MBA in finance and market strategy from the E.M. Lyon School of Management in France.
STK creates breakthrough botanical-based solutions that effectively protect agricultural and aquacultural produce. Our bio-ag food protection solutions, a synergy of cutting-edge scientific research and technology, enhance the efficacy, safety, yield and quality of multiple crops.
STK helps growers, food companies and supermarket chains to deliver healthier and safer food products to market. Our botanical-based and hybrid solutions are easily integrated into conventional spraying programs, helping to realize the IPM (Integrated Pest Management) agenda and enabling everyone in the food production ecosystem to adhere to MRL (maximum residue levels) regulatory standards.
With operations and licensed product registrations in 30 countries, STK is an enabler in the global sustainable agriculture movement, offering a transformative solution for solving 21st century food protection challenges.