Fine Americas Welcomes Rich Rasmussen As Sales Manager for Pacific Northwest

Fine Americas Welcomes Rich Rasmussen
As Sales Manager for Pacific Northwest Region

Walnut Creek, Calif., – Fine Americas, Inc. (Fine), a leading manufacturer and
marketer of plant growth regulators, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rich
Rasmussen as sales manager for the Pacific Northwest region.

Based in Selah, WA, Rasmussen will be working closely with Fine’s distributors
to strengthen the company’s position in the ornamental and agricultural markets. He
will also assist with the promotion of Fine’s current product line, while supporting the
introduction and development of new products.

“We are excited to have Rich join our sales team,” noted Greg Johnson, Fine’s
President. “His 16 years of agricultural sales experience, together with his wealth of
industry knowledge, will be invaluable to our sales and marketing operations. Rich
will also enhance the level of service provided to our key customers in the region.”

Prior to Fine, Rasmussen was a Pacific Northwest technical representative for
Bio-Safe Systems in its agriculture/turf and ornamental division. He graduated from
Washington State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural

About Fine Americas, Inc.
Fine Americas, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fine Holdings Ltd., Worcester, UK.
Founded in 1983, Fine focuses on the development and marketing of plant growth regulators for
fruit and ornamental crops. The company is ISO 9001 accredited and continually strives to
improve plant growth regulator technology to meet the exacting demands of today’s qualityconscious
growers. For more information about Fine Americas, please visit www.fineamericas.

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For more information, contact:

Gregory Johnson
Fine Americas, Inc.
1850 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 405
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 932-8817

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President/Chief Creative Officer
Engle Creative Solutions, LLC
4807 Walnut Ridge Court
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 823-4723