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AgriThority Adds Project Manager with Technical & Regulatory Expertise in France


AgriThority announces the addition of Faustine Fournié as project manager to support business development and field development services in France.

Fournié is proficient in project leadership with an excellent track record on agronomic problem-solving and providing sustainable results while meeting deadlines and budgets. She has years of experience as field development lead with responsibilities in project monitoring, product development, regulatory affairs and resistance monitoring programs.

As project manager in France, Fournié will lead and support business development, product development and regulatory projects with agronomic and horticulture crops for the expanding client portfolio of AgriThority in Europe.

Her background in crop protection as technical support for regulatory, marketing and sales allows her to manage projects efficiently with a focus on how the results will impact production at the grower level.

“Faustine’s broad experience in all aspects of crop protection allows her to take ownership of projects to develop and implement field and regulatory programs and deliver results clients can utilize to advance new technologies and enter the market,” says Marco Toapanta, AgriThority global director of Science and Technology.

“Her experience within the crop protection industry in the EU and globally is an asset to AgriThority clients testing new innovations for markets where they are needed most,” adds Atilla Akin, AgriThority Europe business manager.

Prior to joining AgriThority, Fournié was a consultant for the European Commission, Research & Innovation Agency. She previously worked for FMC Agricultural Solutions as Registration Officer with responsibility for the FMC portfolio in Middle-East, Africa, CIS and Maghreb, Bulgaria, Romania and Greece before taking a position as Senior Development Specialist.

Fournié earned her European baccalaureate from the Ecole Européenne Bruxelles I, and a bio-engineering degree with an emphasis in environmental conservation and land management from the Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques de Gembloux (ULG-FSAGx) in Belgium.