SGS is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul. E. Rensner, Ph.D., as Director of U.S. Field Research. Rensner will oversee the operations of the current field research stations and their staff.

Rensner joins SGS after having spent his career working in a variety of global managerial roles in both field R&D and product development with multi-national agrochemical companies.

Bob Foley, Division Head Seed & Crops says “We are excited to have Paul join SGS. His research background, broad experience and vast knowledge base, with sound biological and scientific acumen, also compliments his experience gained from a client’s perspective. This will be a significant benefit to the SGS group and our rapidly growing client base”.

Rensner is excited about taking field services to the next level, “SGS incorporates both technical expertise and highly competitive R&D field resources, and is positioned as a full-service provider of field and lab testing capabilities. The SGS Field Research service supports clients in all factors and elements important to crop production and pest control.”

Rensner has a BS in Biology from University of Illinois, Champaign; obtained his M.S. in Entomology from Oklahoma State University; and earned his Ph.D. also in Entomology from Purdue University.

SGS Field Research includes GLP and field R&D services that assist in the agrochemical, biological, and transgenic crop protection product, fertilizer, and plant health product registration processes. SGS Field Research is a part of a global network that provides a complete service offering throughout the entire production value chain from soil fertility and mapping to seed and analytical testing, crop protection and harvest.

For more information, please contact:

Michelle Robbins
Business Transformation
t: +1 605 692 7611

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.