SICIT Group announces the appointment of Tony Zou as the new Biostimulants Sales Manager of SICIT China, the Company’s subsidiary for distribution in the Asian markets.
Born in Jingzhou, Hubei Province, 40 years old, Zou has 13 years of experience in the professional agricultural equipment industry, working with leading local and multinational companies in technical and sales roles.
After graduating from the Agriculture University and Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences in Gansu, Zou took the first steps of his career with Palm Agro Trading as Technical/Sales Rep for the Hubei province. In 2009, foreseeing the excellent opportunities for future development, he moved his professional growth career towards the biostimulants market, becoming Biostimulants Product Manager, first for China Agritech and then for Sipcam China. At this stage of his career, Zou successfully faces the challenges of a multinational reality and the results obtained open the doors to UPL, Indian multinational agrochemical company, which in 2017 entrusts him with the responsibility of its biostimulants business for the entire Asia – Pacific region.
In his career path, Zou has effectively managed businesses of increasing complexity, gained deep technical expertise on biostimulants and deepened his knowledge of Asian markets, while demonstrating strategic vision and pragmatism.
Alessandro Paterniani, Chief Commercial Officer of SICIT Group, said: “Tony is a true specialist in our sector, in his career he has shown that he is absolutely able to deal with both the technical and commercial dimensions of our products. I believe that his professional skills, combined with the cultural competence required to establish quality relationships with local players, are the best prerequisites for creating new opportunities and growing in such an important market“.