AgTech Company Gains Valuable Industry Counsel with Dr. Dekkers as Advisor & Board Observer
Research Triangle Park, NC (August 12, 2020) -- AgBiome, a leader in developing innovative products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced Dr. Marijn Dekkers as the company’s newest advisor. Dr. Dekkers is the founder and chairman of Novalis LifeSciences, an investment and advisory firm for the Life Science industry. He formerly served as the CEO of Bayer AG, and before that, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. He supports AgBiome as an industry advisor and board observer.
“AgBiome is honored to have Dr. Dekkers, a proven industry leader, lend his expertise, knowledge and business resources as the company continues to execute on its growth phase objectives,” says Eric Ward, Co-CEO of AgBiome. “His extensive experience in the life sciences industry adds to the richness of our advisory group, and his wise counsel has already proven useful to our leadership team as we work to fulfill our growth aspirations for AgBiome.”
“I’m continually impressed with AgBiome, the company they’ve built and the world-class scientific talent they’ve attracted,” explained Dr. Dekkers. “AgBiome is leading the way in the next agricultural revolution with astonishing progress towards the commercialization of biological products, traits, and direct-fed microbials. It’s exciting to be a part of the company’s mission to feed the world responsibly.”