VANCOUVER, CANADA (SEPTEMBER 23, 2015) – The Board of Directors of Terramera, Inc. today announced the appointment of Mark Bidwell as an independent director of the firm, effective earlier this month.

For 10 years, Mr. Bidwell held leadership positions at Syngenta (NYSE: SYT), eventually becoming Global Head of Specialty Crops where he led the creation and development of a $2bn business unit.

“Mark has a proven record of innovative, dynamic and successful business leadership, and his deep global knowledge of the crop protection industry will add valuable perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Alex Lau, Executive Chair.

“Mark has been a successful and entrepreneurial leader at the world’s largest agrochemical inputs company, and we are excited to have him join us as a director,” said Karn Manhas, President and Founder. “Terramera will benefit tremendously from his insight and judgment on markets and strategy.”

“I am very pleased to join the board of Terramera and support its growth. I believe Terramera’s platform technology holds enormous potential for growers around the world.” said Mark Bidwell.

Mr. Bidwell is the co-founder of Innovation Ecosystem and Chairman of BC Platforms, a Bioinformatics software company. He holds a degree in Social Anthropology and International Relations from St Andrews University in Scotland, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Freeman of the City of London.


About Terramera Inc.: Terramera ( is a Vancouver based Ag-Bio Technology leader developing sustainable plant based pest and disease control solutions to serve both conventional and organic farmers. We are committed to developing highly effective bioproducts that improve quality of life, and are trusted to protect people, property and our earth.

MEDIA CONTACT: Karn Manhas, President,

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