Agrify carries out leadership changes

Agrify Corporation has realized three leadership changes:

  • David Kessler, who joined Agrify in 2020 as Vice President of Horticulture & Customer Success, has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP), Chief Science Officer, and General Manager -- Cultivation Division.
  • Brian Towns, who joined Agrify with the acquisition of Precision Extraction Solutions in 2021, has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP) and General Manager -- Extraction Division.
    Sheryl Elliott, who joined Agrify in 2020 as the Director of Human Resources, has been promoted to Senior Vice President (SVP) of Human Resources.
  • Stuart Wilcox, who joined Agrify as a Board Member in 2021, and then as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2022, has resigned to pursue other ventures.

“We are excited to announce these leadership changes as we work to support our strategic plan,” said Raymond Chang, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Agrify. “David Kessler has been integral to the development of Cultivation at Agrify. His extensive experience and horticultural expertise drives Company innovation. As an industry leader, we are thrilled to have David move into the EVP role where he can continue to grow the company’s standing as a leading solution provider in the cannabis industry.”

“As Senior Vice President of Operations, Brian Towns’ strong leadership and mentorship skills have strengthened the Sales Team. Since assuming the role, he has quickly overhauled processes and expectations, and I am confident that with his expanded role, he will have an even greater impact, scaling the company’s ability to deliver strong financial and operational performance over the long term.”

“Sheryl Elliott has been an integral part of our team’s personal and professional growth, spearheading efforts through six acquisitions. Our team recognizes the value Sheryl brings to the company every day.”

Mr. Chang concluded, “We are grateful for Stuart Wilcox’s contributions to the company over the past two years, initially as a Board Member and later as COO. We wish him continued success in all his future endeavors.”

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