Philip W. Ashcraft - Colorado
Phil Ashcraft's entire career has been spent in crop genetics. He has more than 35 years of agribusiness management experience in the global seed, horticulture and crop input industries. He has specialized in leading business turnarounds and managing growth strategies. Most recently, from 1990 to 2000, Phil Ashcraft served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Harris Moran Seed Company, a research oriented, vertically integrated, global vegetable seed company, based in California. Harris Moran has seven research locations, three production plants and five regional sales offices with sales in 68 countries. Earlier, Phil Ashcraft spent 19 years with Agway, Inc. in Syracuse, New York, serving in a number of executive positions. He was responsible for the production, processing and distribution of seed, chemical and fertilizer and directed the retail lawn and garden operations. For the last six years at Agway, Phil served as President of the $300 million crop services division.
Currently, Phil Ashcraft serves Advisory Board of the Seed Biotechnology Center at the University of California at Davis.
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