2008 News Releases

Williams Promotion Strengthens Valent Customer Focus

August 5, 2008

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (August 5, 2008)—Valent U.S.A. Corporation has announced the promotion of Alison Williams to strategic accounts manager. In her new role, Williams will be responsible for managing a combination of regional and national accounts for Valent across the United States.

"Alison is widely respected for her strong customer focus and proven commitment to meeting customers' needs," said Danny Rogers, Valent director of national crop sales and supply chain. "I look forward to seeing her skills applied on a larger scale to benefit our customers nationwide and help move Valent forward as she takes on these new challenges."

Williams joined Valent in 2005 as a sales representative. During her tenure with the company, Williams has managed relationships with regional business units of several key strategic accounts. Before joining Valent, Williams managed sales territories in Iowa, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi for other major crop protection companies.

"I'm very proud of Valent's strong customer focus in every aspect of our business," Williams said. "Our emphasis on providing growers and retailers with innovative, value-added products makes the future look bright for Valent. I'm excited to be a part of helping shape that future with our major customers."

Williams graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics. She will work from the company's Germantown, Tenn., offices.

Valent U.S.A. Corporation markets and sells fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, miticides, nematicides and plant growth regulators for the agricultural, horticultural, turf, ornamental and professional pest control markets.

For more information about Valent products, Valent U.S.A. Corporation or the full product line, call 800-6-VALENT (682-5368) or visit the Valent Web site at www.valent.com.