Centor Group announces new Chairman of the board and strategic leadership appointments
The Centor Group has a mission of being a leading global supplier of novel, pre-qualified, quality-tested seed improvement technologies to the seed industry.
The Centor Group organization currently has centers of excellence located in North America, Europe and Australia. To better align their business with their global partners and prospects the Centor Group has made the following enhancement to their leadership team.
Current Chairman of the group, Ken Blakers to step down 1st August, 2020. Peter Marks from the North American team (Aginnovation / Centor NA / LATAM) has been appointed the new Chairman of the organization.
Centor Oceania welcomes a new Operations Administrator
Welcome to Conor Sollitt. Conor has international experience in various co-ordination, administration and sales roles but is new to the agriculture and seed industry.
Originating from the UK, Conor’s most recent role was in the automotive industry in New Zealand, but has since moved permanently to Melbourne to live with his partner. He is looking forward to learning about the seed industry in detail whilst co-ordinating the administrative and logistical procedures to help grow Centor Oceania.
Don’t hesitate to contact Conor and make his acquaintance or ask any questions.
Contact details: Mob: (+61) 419 694 616 E:
Centor India welcomes new General Manager
Centor India welcomes Krishnendu Mondal, as the General Manager of Centor India.
Krishnendu, has over 12 years of experience in the seed industry including Sales, Product/ Portfolio management and Brand Communication and has worked with leaders in the Indian Seed Industry like Dupont Pioneer (Corteva Agrisciences) and Mahyco Seeds. He has also had the opportunity to work in the Protected cultivation sector (Greenhouses) for a brief period in during his career.
Krishnendu is confident in leading Centor India to new heights with a focused approach to emerge as a key player in the Indian seed improvement technologies sector, promoting Seedworx ™ and Ezi-Cote ™ products.
Mob: +91 903 527 6034 Email:
New Sales & Business Development Manager
Centor Oceania welcomes Darren Driscoll
Darren has over 25 years’ experience across the Seed, Fertilizer and Ag Chem Industry, and is looking forward to sharing some of his great ideas and experiences to help benefit your business along with assisting in providing the best seed technologies to improve your offering for growing better crops.
Centor Europe participated in the 6th edition of the Seed Meets Technology event which was held during week 39 together with the Vegetable seed companies Dutch open field days, in The Netherlands.
During the event we were joined by Jonathan Hyams from Centor Israel and Simon Watt from Centor Oceania.
All participants agree that this year was a very good event with a large number of participants and international attendees. Delegates from the International Seed Technologist Symposium (ISS) held in The Netherlands this year, also took time off from their symposium to visit the event.
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New staff member joins the Centor India family
Centor India are very pleased to announce that
G. Anjaneyulu has joined us in a capacity as Assistant Production Manager, reporting to plant manager Suresh Kumar and began his journey with us on Wednesday 18th September 2019.
As part of Assistant Production manager, Anjaneyulu’s responsibilities will includes Supervising Production, testing polymer quality as per the protocols and dispatching the polymer to customers.
We’re excited to see him apply his industry experience and expertise to help grow our business nationally and Internationally.
Anjaneyulu can be contacted on mobile
Centor Group members ready for ISF 2019
The Centor Group was represented at this years ISF held in Nice, France with Eric Juckers, Director of Centor Europe (pictured right) and new staff member, Technical Sales Engineer, Lukasz Patyk along with Centor Oceania’s Cameron Henley. Everyone was set for a very busy 3 days full of back to back meetings.
Be sure to follow label instructions when handling treated seed
This growing season ASTA and its members companies are reminding farmers about the importance of seed treatment stewardship.
Listen in as ASTA VP of Government & Regulatory Affairs Jane DeMarchi explains more in this interview with Brownfield news. She was also interviewed by RFD-TV, watch and listen here.
To join the conversation, follow @Better_Seed on Twitter and Facebook and share posts using #Plant19 and #BeSure.
Resources are available for download at seed-treatment - guide.com
Source: American Seed Trade Association
Centor India exhibits at ISC 2019
Indian Seed Congress (ISC) is an annual event organized by NSAI and Centor India were very pleased to be a part of it on 11 - 12th March, 2019.
ISC has emerged as a much-awaited event to project the latest trends and views of the Seed sector; voice their concerns; deliberate on the new technological advances and the barriers to technology development and introduction; showcase new product ranges and services and network for better business development.
The Indian Seed Congress provides a platform for the Seed Industry to interact closely with technology developers, sector development officials and policy makers.
Introducing a new Centor staff member
Centor Oceania are very pleased to announce that Cameron Henley has joined us as Sales & Business Development Manager in February 2019. As part of this role, Cameron will be responsible for sales, marketing & communication on a national level, including servicing of customers throughout New Zealand, as well as assist in developing our business collaborations for the Centor Group on an international level.
Cameron comes to us with more than 18 impressive years as a seed industry professional with a deep and insightful knowledge across all aspects of the seed industry, including temperate, broadacre cereals and tropical.
Cameron can be contacted on +61 448 725 266 or email
Making a splash at ISF in 2018
The Centor Group will be well represented at this years International Seed Federation congress being held in Australia from June 3 to June 7 at the Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Australia. The Centor Group will have a global focus in seed technology which will be on display on level 1, booths 604 & 605.
The Centor Group has focused on developing a range of world class seed coating polymers and building on an already successful portfolio of seed coating products and technologies. Our experts will be available to answer any of your questions related to seed technologies. We look forward to meeting with you.
Seed Meets Technology
At Seed Meets Technology later in September, Eric Juckers from Centor Europe will have an exhibition stand which will be accompanied by Simon Watt representing Centor Oceania.
We look forward to meeting all those interested in seed improvement technologies, in particular seed coating materials. The focus will be around the trend towards greener materials as well as organically certified products.
Visit our stand #27 at SMT 2018 and allow yourself to enter the new world of Seed Coating and Bio-Based polymers, ready to use seed encrusting and pelleting material, novel Drychain TM technology and various other seed technology products and services.
Centor India participates at the Indian Seed Congress
Centor India will be participating in the ISC 2018 to be held on the 5th & 6th February, 2018 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
We look forward to meeting with you. If you would like to make an appointment to speak with our representative, Raghavendra Kavali, please contact him on
Centor Europe launches at ISF 2017
Eric Juckers announced the launch of Centor Europe at this years ISF in Hungary. Centor Europe mission statement is to be recognized as the "Centor Groups European centre of excellence in seed coating and related technology".
While ISF was a great platform for the introduction of our newest member it certainly created a real buzz throughout the seed industry.
Unique IP to provide solutions locally & globally
Centor Oceania is a new and vibrant Australian-owned company that operates specifically within the global seed industry, bringing technological advances into a commercial reality.
With a range of unique IP combined with high quality products, we aim to provide solutions to the local and global agricultural markets through seed applied materials, equipment, technologies and education, aiming to contribute to more sustainable and environmentally-friendly food production.