Former Monsanto Sales Head Named AgRobotics President

Charles V. Michell, Jr. has been named president and COO for North Little Rock, AR,-based AgRobotics, LLC.

"We are very pleased to have someone as experienced and capable as Charles Michell join our management team at AgRobotics during this time of great opportunity and explosive growth potential in automated soil sampling," says interim CEO Jeffrey Burton.

Michell was formerly head of U.S. sales and support services lead at Monsanto Co. in St. Louis and was responsible for commercial operations with respect to supply and demand forecast planning, strategic account operations, customer service and inside sales. Prior to joining Monsanto, Michell was vice-president of U.S. operations and supply chain management for Delta and Pine Land Co.

"AgRobotics is the right company at the right time for the current agricultural economic and production climate," Michell says. "I am excited to join this company with its innovative technology that yields both substantial economic benefits and environmental stewardship rewards to the grower, providing exacting information in a timely manner for soil fertility purposes."

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