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Gavilon Fertilizer Announces Management Updates

Savannah, Ga. (June 9, 2021) – Gavilon Fertilizer today announced leadership changes that will take
effect on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, following the retirement of Brian Harlander, the current President of
Gavilon Fertilizer.
Brent Harlander will become Gavilon Fertilizer’s next President after more than 19 years of experience in
positions across the fertilizer organization, most recently as Executive Vice President.
Ryan Burke will become the new Executive Vice President, reporting to Brent. Ryan has more than 26
years of industry experience, most recently as President of Microsource.
Kipp Smallwood will become President of Microsource, reporting to Ryan Burke. Kipp has more than 33
years of experience, most recently as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of Microsource.
“I am excited to have such an experienced, knowledgeable team continue to lead Gavilon Fertilizer,”
stated Brian Harlander, President of Gavilon Fertilizer. “They are surrounded by a strong team and I know
they will continue to serve our customers well and grow this great company.”
About Gavilon Fertilizer
Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC, a subsidiary of The Gavilon Group, LLC, is a wholesale distributor of crop
nutrients around the world, offering custom solutions to local agricultural input suppliers to meet the everchanging
needs at the farm gate.
The Gavilon Group, LLC connects producers and consumers of feed, food, and fuel, linking agricultural
supply with demand through its global supply chain network. The company provides origination, storage
and handling, transportation and logistics, marketing and distribution, and risk management services to
customers and suppliers across the globe. Gavilon employs 2,000 people at nearly 300 facilities and
offices worldwide. For more information, please visit or

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