Augusto Meneses - Verdesian Life Sciences

Augusto Meneses

VP, Latam - Caribbean - Iberian; VP, International Specialty Strategy

Serving as VP of LatAm/Caribbean/Iberian & VP of International Specialty Strategy, Augusto Meneses leads sales activities and business acquisition integration, plant regulatory and product development programs, marketing campaigns and accompanying sales tactics in these markets. In this position, Meneses recruits Latin American, Caribbean and the Iberian Peninsula based account managers to achieve regional sales objectives in the agriculture market. He also leads all the International Specialty Strategy.

With 25 years in the business, Augusto possesses specialized knowledge in crop protection and plant nutrition products, particularly in fruit, vegetables, tropical, industrial and row crops. His career includes manager in various roles at Copeval Chile, Northeast Sales Manager at SQM Mexico (Mexican subsidiary of SQM Chile), Director of Fertilizers at Ducor Mexico (a DuPont company), and Plant Nutrition Product & Market Manager at Gowan Mexicana and Gowan Company in Yuma, AZ.

Augusto is a graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Agronomy and his Agricultural Engineering.

Augusto is married with two daughters, a son, and a canine friend Tyson. He enjoys golfing, fishing, mountain biking and enjoying his time with his family.

Augusto is currently the longest serving Verdesian employee.