Ilex EnviroSciences Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of James Thornalley as Area Business Manager, focusing on the fresh produce sector to develop existing and new business for Ilex’s speciality fertiliser range.

James brings with him a wealth of industry expertise. His 15-year career has taken him from sprayer operator to farm manager, during which time he has attained BASIS and FACTS qualifications and gained extensive crop management experience in cereals, potatoes, vegetable and energy crops.

I have always had a keen interest in plant nutrition and trialling new practices to help get the most from our soil and our inputs

“I am absolutely delighted to have this opportunity. Ilex EnviroSciences is an innovative company with a passion for helping growers understand the benefits of using advanced nutrition.”

“As a farm manager, I have always had a keen interest in plant nutrition and trialling new practices to help get the most from our soil and our inputs. The Ilex portfolio provides a range of highly efficient nutrition tools that have delivered impressive results across a wide range of crops and I am looking forward to using my experience to help more farmers use targeted nutrition to achieve their objectives in terms of quality and yield.”

Sales Director Murray Smedley commented on the new appointment, “James’ practical experience in all aspects of crop production will benefit both our sales and product development programmes and we look forward to his support in delivering profitable nutrition solutions to our customers.”

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