Valent BioSciences Names David S. Luker Business Manager

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LIBERTYVILLE, IL., August 3, 2012 – Valent BioSciences Corporation today announced that David S. Luker has been named the business manager of the Environmental Science Division (ESD) and will report directly to the division’s managing director. His responsibilities will include market and strategy development for ESD’s technologies.

Luker has a broad background in the Specialty Chemical Industry that spans almost 30 years and has held a variety of positions from Technical Field Sales to Business Management. He has a degree in Agricultural Business from Louisiana Tech University.

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About Valent BioSciences Corporation
Headquartered in Libertyville, IL, Valent BioSciences is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Chemical Company. Valent BioSciences is the worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of biorational products, with sales in over 90 countries around the world. Valent BioSciences is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.valentbiosciences.com.

Media Contact:
Barbara Wendling
Valent BioSciences Corporation
847-968-4793
Email: barbara.wendling@valentbiosciences.com

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