AMVAC® Appoints Mason Bennett Vice President, North American Crop

Newport Beach, CA

AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mason Bennett as Vice President, North American Crop. In his new role, Bennett is responsible for AMVAC’s national sales strategy while also overseeing multiple regional business units and AMVAC’s U.S. key account management team and customer service team.

Bennett is a 23-year veteran of U.S. agribusiness who previously served for eight years as AMVAC’s Regional Business Manager for the Southeast, where he consistently demonstrated expertise and commitment to AMVAC’s mission by successfully leading a team serving the Southwest, Mid-South, and East Coast. Upon joining AMVAC in 2016, he brought with him a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from previous sales and marketing roles with Syngenta and Dow AgroSciences.

Bennett holds a B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Arkansas and an MBA, Marketing, from Arkansas State University. He is a Certified Crop Adviser as well as an active member of the Southern Crop Protection Association (SCPA), which he has served as President, Past-President, on the Executive Committee, and as a Board Member. A resident of Oxford, MS, with his wife Miranda and their three children, Bennett will continue to operate out of AMVAC’s regional crops office in Collierville, TN.

“Mason’s journey is a testament to our belief in fostering growth and promoting leadership from within our organization,” said Eric Wintemute, CEO and Chairman of the Board, American Vanguard. “In his new role, we are confident that Mason will continue to drive our team forward with the same dedication and passion that he has shown throughout his tenure.”

Bennett succeeds Scott Hendrix, former Senior Vice President, U.S. and Canada Crop Sales and Application Technology, who has left AMVAC to pursue a new opportunity elsewhere in agriculture.

About AMVAC Corporation

AMVAC Corporation is a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation. American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection management, turf and ornamentals management, and public safety and animal health applications. American Vanguard is included on the Russell 2000® & Russell 3000® Indexes and the Standard & Poors Small Cap 600 Index.

The Company, from time to time, may discuss forward-looking information. Except for the historical information contained in this release, all forward-looking statements are estimates by the Company’s management and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause results to differ from management’s current expectations. Such factors include weather conditions, changes in regulatory policy and other risks as detailed from time-to-time in the Company’s SEC reports and filings. All forward-looking statements, if any, in this release represent the Company’s judgment as of the date of this release.

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