Andrew Thomas has been named the CEO of Alltech Crop Science. He brings to Alltech more than 30 years of international management experience in the agri-food and seed industries.
Throughout his career, Thomas has led innovation initiatives and launched various new products and businesses. Most recently, he served as CEO of WISErg Corporation, a circular economy business based in Seattle, Washington, that diverts waste streams to sustainable agricultural inputs.
Previously, Thomas served in executive management roles for the plant breeding and seed company Nuseed as the business successfully expanded both its geographic footprint — from its Australian base throughout the Americas, Oceania and Europe — and its pipeline of technologies and products across multiple crops.
Supporting Thomas will be Steve Borst
, vice president of Alltech Crop Science. Borst played a central role in the launch of a new partnership between Alltech Crop Science and HELM Agro
in the U.S. and will continue collaborating with the HELM team to activate the commercial potential of the partnership. Borst and Thomas will work closely together with the Alltech Crop Science global team to advance a new era of sustainable growth.