The addition of Douglas Ry Wagner reinforces AlgaEnergy’s current and future positioning of its businesses at an international level.
Having consolidated its success in agriculture at the domestic level in Spain, AlgaEnergy is currently immersed in the development and implementation of its ambitious internationalization plans. The biotech company will focus on its global expansion to agricultural markets in which there is a growing need for innovation and efficient solutions to increase crop yields and quality. In these markets, AlgaEnergy will leverage its privileged position as a world reference when it comes to microalgae applied to agriculture by introducing its innovative range of highly effective agricultural microalgae-based products. In this context, Douglas Ry Wagner has joined AlgaEnergy’s executive leadership as President of International Agribusiness.
AlgaEnergy has developed an internationalization plan with the initial focus to globally expand AlgaEnergy’s footprint related to microalgae-based agricultural applications. This ambitious plan, named ‘Project Victoria’, was recently approved by AlgaEnergy’s Board of Directors with a significant initial budget to support the multigenerational plan, whose first phase will be based on introducing AlgaEnergy’s solutions in approximately a dozen countries across 4 continents.
Wagner brings over 30 years of experience in the international agricultural sector. He received his B.Sc. in Botany and Plant Pathology from the Michigan State University, and carried out his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Washington. He was Professor in the Institute of Molecular Biology at the University of Oregon, is author of over 30 research publications, holds over 35 issued patents and has over 60 patents applications currently under prosecution. He has held executive roles in leading companies such as Dow AgroSciences (as Global New Ventures and Technology Leader, 2009 to 2014) and Agrinos AS (as Chief Executive Officer, 2014 to 2018).
AlgaEnergy will become exclusive worldwide distributor of Laboratoire M2 biocontrol products and will collaborate with the Quebec company’s scientists on new disease-control products for agriculture.12 January, 2021
AlgaEnergy’s clients are proud of being so and want to highlight to the end consumer the superior quality of their food products, result of having used the biotechnology company's microalgae-based biostimulants.16 December, 2020
The biotechnology company has actively participated in the three sessions of this important meeting, which it also supported as the main sponsor.01 December, 2020
The event, organized by the European Innovation Council, was focused on the Green Deal initiatives of the European Commission.16 November, 2020
The biotechnology company has hired researcher Francisco José Romero-Campero as an advisor on computational biology of systems, bioinformatics and artificial intelligence.04 November, 2020
The President of AlgaEnergy participated in the program ‘La Redacción Abierta de la mañana’, a reference program of the TV channel owned by Grupo Intereconomía.14 October, 2020
In collaboration with the multinationals Syngenta and Novozymes, AlgaEnergy was selected to lead the “Microbials” and “Fork Stakeholders” Project Teams.13 October, 2020
The newly created entity will be the catalyst and multiplier of the cosmetic sector in terms of innovation.09 October, 2020
Hideki will lead market expansion in Japan.08 October, 2020
The biotechnology company has been awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development in the category of Circular Economy.07 October, 2020