Industry Veteran Joins AgriThority® As Associate in Germany

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Industry Veteran Joins AgriThority® As Associate in Germany 

(Kansas City, Missouri, USA — December 8, 2021)  An agricultural product development company specializing in accelerating new technologies to commercialization around the world, AgriThority® expands the Europe, Middle East and Africa team with the addition of Franz Brandl, Ph.D., who joins the team as Senior Research & Development Manager – EMEA.  

An agriculture industry veteran based in Germany, Brandl brings decades of experience from the intersection of crop protection and breeding genetics for innovative seed care technologies and their application. Most recently, he served as the global product manager for Syngenta Seedcare Fungicides in Switzerland.   

“We are looking forward to adding a senior R&D specialist to our deep roster in the EMEA region,” says Atilla Akin, AgriThority EMEA Regional Business Manager. “He will bring a great deal of depth and experience in our product development and regulatory capabilities in the region and around the world.” 



About AgriThority
Founded in 2008 and with roots dating back to 1985, AgriThority moves agricultural innovations to market. Our seasoned, scientific global network serves as an independent and collaborative resource devoted to accelerating product, business, and market development. We help overcome regulatory challenges, manage product development process, and establish connections for market access. Learn more at