Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI) announced today that David Cassidy, Group Vice President of the NovaSource® crop protection business has decided to retire effective January 13th, 2017. David joined TKI in December, 2004 and has been instrumental to the creation and performance of the NovaSource crop protection business.
Following his departure, Jon Akins will become the next Group Vice President for NovaSource. Dr. Akins joined TKI in 2010 as Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs and is currently a member of the Strategic Oversight Council of Crop Life America.
About Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.  With headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, TKI produces and markets specialty chemical solutions, including fertilizers, crop protection products and process chemicals and services to diverse markets around the world. TKI operates 11 manufacturing plants in North America in addition to an extensive terminal network.

Tessenderlo Group is a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals and providing industrial solutions. The group employs about 4,900 people and is a leader in most of its markets, with a consolidated revenue of 1.6 billion EUR in 2015. Tessenderlo Chemie nv is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of Next 150 and BEL Mid indices. Financial News wires: Bloomberg: TESB BB – Reuters: TesBt.BR – Datastream: B:Tes

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