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AMVAC® Appoints Mason Bennett Vice President, North American Crop

NEWPORT BEACH, California, May 14, 2024 — 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.
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