Phospholutions Inc. Appoints Research and Development Vice President Dr. Krishna Maruvada, to Propel Sustainable Fertilizer Technology.

Press Release

State College, PA, - a leader in sustainable fertilizer technology, is further enhancing global phosphorus utilization through its Next GenerationTM RhizoSorb® fertilizer technology. This commitment to innovation is exemplified by the addition of Dr. Krishna Maruvada, to Phospholutions' leadership team.

“We have been searching for the ideal candidate to join our leadership team and head our research division, and, with his extensive leadership experience and passion for innovation, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Maruvada,” said Stephan Levitsky, Chief Operations Officer, and Vice President of Sustainability at Phospholutions.  

Dr. Maruvada brings a wealth of experience in leading research and development efforts with Ascend Performance Materials, Agrium Advanced Technology (now Nutrien) and Sabic Innovative Plastics, specializing in material science, innovation, and product commercialization. His appointment underscores Phospholutions' dedication to investing in advancing technological solutions that improve efficiency, profitability, and sustainability for agriculture.

"Phospholutions has a remarkable technology that offers substantial growth potential," said Dr. Maruvada. "It not only benefits growers by improving yield and productivity but contributes to sustainability and conservation of phosphate resources. I am excited to be part of this team."

With Dr. Maruvada's addition, Phospholutions is expanding its corporate research capabilities to enhance the value proposition of RhizoSorb technology with sustainable inputs and increase manufacturing capacity. This strategic move aims to provide more cost-effective solutions for farmers navigating the challenges of narrow profit margins in row crop production.

Additionally, Michael Castiglione has been promoted to Vice President of Supply Chain to streamline logistics and material acquisition. “From day one, we recognized Mike's exceptional qualities, including his attitude, understanding, and knowledge, which make him a natural leader at Phospholutions,” said Stephan Levitsky. These two appointments, further reflect Phospholutions' commitment to develop internal talent and leadership.

About Phospholutions

At Phospholutions, our mission is to enhance global phosphorus use. We believe sustainable production and responsible use of phosphorus is critical to support global food demands. RhizoSorb was developed to cut costs and reduce the environmental impact of fertilizer use by releasing nutrients in the soil more efficiently. Our patented fertilizer additive is incorporated into production to create higher efficiency products that maximize the use of phosphate resources.

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