SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS, US — Central Life Sciences has hired Matt Horlacher as a regional sales manager for its Agricultural Products division specialty agriculture sales team in the Pacific Northwest.

Horlacher will oversee sales for the company’s lineup of stored product solutions, including Gravista Insecticide, Centynal Synergized Insecticide, Diacon IGR, Pyronyl Crop Spray and PBO-8 Synergist.

Horlacher brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to his role, including the past five years with Valley Agronomics LLC as a sales representative/certified crop adviser in Rosalia, Washington, US. Horlacher will fill the position previously held by Bob Johnston, who retired after seven years with Central Life Sciences. 

“Matt’s wealth of industry knowledge makes him a key addition to the Central Life Sciences family,” said Nancy Stratinsky, senior business manager, specialty agriculture, for Central Life Sciences. “As a certified crop adviser, Matt’s vast experience at the grower level will be an advantage and will help drive sales in his territory of Washington, Idaho, California and Oregon.” 

Horlacher is pursuing his master of science degree from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. He has been a certified crop adviser since 2006 and a National Barley Growers Association member since 2022. He will be based in Spokane, Washington, US, where he resides.