Effective 1 August 2013, Kalsec has announced several new appointments to 'build upon company growth'.
Dr Scott Nykaza is being promoted from chief operating officer to president and chief operating officer. Nykaza received his master's degree in plant breeding from Kansas State University and his doctorate from Colorado State University. He worked for the DeKalb Seed Company and later for Monsanto for 10 years.
While at Monsanto, he earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Michigan State University. In 1999, Nykaza joined Kalsec as purchasing director, and in 2004 he was promoted to vice president of procurement.
He became executive vice president of sales and marketing in 2010, and chief operating officer in 2011.