Anuvia Plant Nutrients expands manufacturing and supply chain operations staff

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Chris Larson (Photo: Anuvia Plant Nutrients)

Anuvia Plant Nutrients expanded its staff, naming Chris Larson as senior vice president, operations and research and development and Don Warren as vice president, supply chain.

“It is a very exciting time to be joining the Anuvia team,” said Larson, who holds a master’s in chemical engineering from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from University of Virginia. “With their expansion plans well underway, I am proud to be able to contribute and be part of their continued success.”

Most recently, Larson worked for UPL as global head of formulation manufacturing. Prior to UPL, he served as vice president of manufacturing and supply chain operations for Arysta LifeScience where he was responsible for global manufacturing, supply chain and formulation development laboratories. He has also held managerial supply chain positions at L’Oreal USA , The Dow Chemical Co. and Angus Chemical Co.

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Don Warren (Photo: Anuvia Plant Nutrients)

Warren holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from East Carolina University and a master’s in environmental sciences and engineering from the University of North Carolina.

“I am gratified to be a part of such an elite and dynamic team,” Warren said. “In just a few short years, their growth has been impressive. I look forward to helping them further their short- and long-term goals.”

Warren comes from a nine-year tenure at Arysta LifeScience where he worked as head of Supply Chain for North America, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to then, he was strategic sourcing lead. He previously held director positions at Reichhold and Ashland Chemical Co.

“In our search for people to fill these two critical positions, we didn’t focus only on operational nuts and bolts,” said Anuvia CEO Amy Yoder. “We wanted leaders with intimate knowledge of manufacturing and operational processes who have the passion to push for excellence and the ability to build teams to help us reach out business objectives. We found all of these qualities in Chris and Don.”

 

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