Central Life Sciences Names Mark Upton National Sales Manager of Feed Additives Area of Professional Agriculture Group

Central Life Sciences Names Mark Upton National Sales Manager of Feed Additives Area of Professional Agriculture Group

”CentralCentral Life Sciences, whose founders invented insect growth regulator technology more than 35 years ago, has announced the promotion of Mark Upton to National Sales Manager of the feed additives area of its Professional Agriculture Group. Upton most recently served as Regional Sales Manager of the feed additives group which sells Altosid® IGR Feed-Thru, ClariFly® Larvicide and other fly-control products to the beef and dairy production industries.

Since joining Central Life Sciences in 2002, Upton has contributed to the growth of both Altosid® IGR and ClariFly® Larvicide Products.

“Mark has done an exceptional job building solid relationships within the industry, and his extensive experience in the animal nutrition and health markets is an asset to our organization,” said Tracy Harris, Director of Sales for the Professional Agriculture Group. “We congratulate Mark on his promotion and look forward to all he will bring to his new role.”

About Central Life Sciences
Central Life Sciences is a strategic business unit of Central Garden & Pet
(NASDAQ: CENT). Central Life Sciences is dedicated to creating healthier environments and making life better for people, plants and companion animals around the world. As inventors of insect growth regulator technology more than 35 years ago, Central Life Sciences pioneered biorational pest control: using the insect’s chemistry as a means to reduce pest populations. For information about Central Life Sciences call
1-800-248-7763 or visit online at www.centrallifesciences.com .

12.08.2011