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S&W Seed appoints Mark Harvey as chairman

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Staff writer | Five Points, Ca., USA | December 12, 2014
S&W SeedS&W Seed Company, a global agricultural corporation, announced that current member of the board of directors, Mark Harvey, has been appointed chairman.
Mr. Harvey became a member of the Board of Directors of S&W Seed Company following the Company’s acquisition of Seed Genetics International in April 2013.

Mr. Harvey has more than 35 years of experience in production processing and marketing of seed to many parts of the world, particularly branded alfalfa and clover.

He managed a 10,000 acre family farm producing seed, wheat and pulse crops, along with wool and beef, from 1976 until 1996 when the company he founded, Paramount Seeds, was sold to Elders Ltd.

While with Elders, Mr. Harvey was manager of their national and international seed business from 1996 until 2001.

In 2002, he was one the founding members of Seed Genetics International where he focused primarily on marketing and distribution.

Mr. Harvey was educated at Cunderdin Agricultural College in West Australia.

He was appointed following the retirement of current board chairman, Grover Wickersham, who will remain a member of the Board of Directors.