GLENWOOD, Minn. – August 21, 2019 – AgCode Inc., an industry-leading, comprehensive software-as-a-service (SAAS) specialty crop solution and a Cavallo Ventures portfolio company, announces today the appointment of its first Chief Commercial Officer, Lance Donny. Donny will be based out of Fresno, California, and will bring his extensive experience to AgCode’s software and other offerings and lead the expansion of the Company’s sales and marketing efforts and corporate strategy.
“Over the last decade, I’ve seen hundreds of companies in ag-technology,” said Donny. “AgCode is unique because of the incredibly complete solution it’s built. Many of the industry’s best companies rely on AgCode for their most important needs, creating deep relationships that spoke volumes to me about both the offering and the organization. I’m excited to help the Company bring its solution into new markets.”
Donny comes to AgCode with 27 years of executive and software experience, the last 10 years as a corporate executive at several agriculture technology companies. He is a recognized ag-technology leader known for crafting strategy and visions that drive profitability and achieve business success.
“Donny has successfully led broad efforts from business development to finance and technology and his unique experience in technology, finance, agriculture and strategy make him a great addition to the AgCode team,” said AgCode CEO Dion Harste.
Cavallo Ventures, Inc. is the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis, a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients.
For more information about AgCode, please visit www.agcode.com.
AgCode is the leading specialty crop farm management software. Launched in 2003, AgCode’s Vineyard Management Solution is essential to specialty crops around the world from California to Australia and New Zealand. Since its inception, AgCode has expanded from vineyard
management to high-value, specialty crops including apples, cherries, sweet corn and blueberries. Built with insight and support of some of the biggest names in specialty agriculture and servicing first-class customers like Gallo, Constellation Brands, Treasury Wine Estates, Del Monte Foods, Opus One and many others.
About the Wilbur-Ellis Companies
Founded in 1921, the Wilbur-Ellis companies are leading international marketers and distributors of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. By developing strong relationships, making strategic market investments and capitalizing on new opportunities, the Wilbur-Ellis companies have continued to grow the business with sales now over $3.1 billion. www.wilburellis.com