Industry veteran the new GM of Argus Controls
January 13, 2014 By Conviron
Jan. 13, 2014, White Rock, B.C. – Yurij Duda has been appointed general
manager of Argus Controls, effective next Monday (Jan. 20).
Jan. 13, 2014, White Rock, B.C. – Yurij Duda has been appointed general manager of Argus Controls, effective next Monday (Jan. 20).
He takes over the management of Argus from former owners Marlene and Alec Mackenzie, completing the transition of Argus to an independent business unit of Conviron.
Duda brings an impressive scope of technical, sales, marketing, and executive management experience, acquired over 25 years in the process controls, instrumentation, software and industrial hardware sectors.
Under his leadership, the team will embark on a rigorous product development program and pursue new market opportunities while leveraging the synergies created when Conviron acquired Argus in 2013.
In the near term, Duda will visit and consult with clients to ensure that Argus continues its tradition of responsive service, leading edge technology, and great customer support.
Based in White Rock, Argus is a North American leader in the design and supply of advanced automated monitoring and control systems for the horticulture, aquaculture and biotechnology industries. Its clients include universities, agriculture biotech companies, government agencies and commercial growers.
Conviron is the world’s largest designer and supplier of plant growth chambers and rooms. Leading universities, government agencies and agricultural biotech companies around the globe use the highly engineered products to solve many of today’s challenges in food production and safety.
Headquartered with design and manufacturing facilities in Winnipeg, it employs a global sales and distribution network with offices in the U.S., Europe, Australia and China.
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