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Anuvia Plant Nutrients

July 15, 2015 13:13 ET

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Appoints Amy J. Yoder as CEO to Lead New Company

ZELLWOOD, FL--(Marketwired - July 15, 2015) - Anuvia™ Plant Nutrients, a new plant nutrient company to be headquartered in Zellwood, Florida, has hired Amy Yoder as its CEO. Anuvia is focused on a new, innovative and patented way of manufacturing an enhanced efficiency fertilizer (EEF) for the turf and agricultural industries.

In today's ever-growing world, sustainability is key. Anuvia addresses the three pillars of sustainability -- social, environmental and economic -- simultaneously by providing an avenue for organic materials to be used in a resource-efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

"We're very excited to have Amy on board at Anuvia," said Mario Portela, Anuvia board chairman and TPG lead investor. "She brings the breadth and depth of knowledge needed to realize Anuvia's ambitious growth plans. Amy's extensive industry experience will be put to good use as we launch this exciting new company and technology."

Anuvia Plant Nutrients is financed primarily by TPG Alternative and Renewable Technologies (ART). In addition to TPG ART, equity investors include strategic investors Agro-Iron, whose businesses include the production of iron micronutrients; and Shrieve Chemical, a supplier of industrial chemicals, active in the fertilizer industry. Other investors include Florida-based agricultural companies and individual investors.

Yoder comes to Anuvia from Arysta LifeScience North America where she served as president and CEO for several years. A 20-year veteran of the agricultural industry, Yoder has held a variety of sales, marketing and executive positions in the crop protection and fertilizer industries.

"Now is a great time to join the Anuvia team, and I couldn't be happier about this opportunity," Yoder explained. "We offer a proprietary EEF that will benefit both the turf and agricultural industries. Our product represents the first real innovation in EEFs that the industry has seen in many years. Both our product and manufacturing process address the current needs of the industries we serve and society in general. Our way is unique. Our way is new."

About TPG Alternative & Renewable Technologies

TPG Alternative & Renewable Technologies ("TPG ART") is a standalone growth and late-stage venture vehicle of TPG, the global private investment firm, dedicated to developing and deploying alternative and renewable technologies across various sectors. With over $74 billion of assets under management, TPG has offices in San Francisco, Fort Worth, Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. For more information please visit www.tpgart.com.

Anuvia™ Plant Nutrients, headquartered in Zellwood, Fla., is a company focused on a new, innovative and patented way of manufacturing an enhanced efficiency fertilizer (EEF) for the turf and agricultural industries. Anuvia addresses the three pillars of sustainability -- social, environmental and economic -- simultaneously by providing an avenue for organic materials to be used in a resource-efficient and environmentally friendly manner that helps people, plants and the planet thrive.

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