Marrone Bio Innovations Appoints Jenna Combs as Sales Manager of Northern California Territory

Davis, CA (September 11, 2018) - Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has hired Agronomist Jenna Combs as Territory Sales Manager of MBI’s Northern California territory.

Combs, a graduate of Chico State University, brings notable industry experience to MBI’s sales team, most recently working as an Agronomist and Technical Representative for Summit Gold in California. Previously, she was an agronomist with Akusa, Inc and Advanced Foliar. She started her career at Helena where she was a Data Manager and Research Technician in Chico, California.

As part of her role as Territory Sales Manager of the Northern California region, Combs will help expand adoption of MBI’s bio-based pest management and plant health products through the building of close relationships with customers, educating them on the benefits of sustainable solutions to protect against losses caused by pests and crop diseases, improve food yields, maintain quality and help support effective integrated pest management programs.

“I am thoroughly impressed with Jenna’s skill set and industry experience,” said Jorge Pacheco, Interim National Sales Manager. “Her solid background in agronomy and in developing innovative methods to control insects and disease makes Jenna an excellent addition to our team. I look forward to working alongside her as we seek to amplify our domestic sales efforts,” concludes Pacheco.

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) strives to lead the movement to more sustainable world through the discovery, development and sale of innovative biological products for crop protection, plant health and waterway systems treatment. MBI has screened over 18,000 microorganisms and 350 plant extracts, leveraging its in-depth knowledge of plant and soil microbiomes enhanced by advanced molecular technologies to rapidly develop seven effective and environmentally responsible pest management products to help customers operate more sustainably while uniquely improving plant health and increasing crop yields. Supported by a robust portfolio of over 400 issued and pending patents around its superior natural product chemistry, MBI’s currently available commercial products are Regalia®, Grandevo®, Venerate®, Majestene®, Haven® Stargus®, Amplitude™, Zelto® and Zequanox®.

Marrone Bio Innovations is dedicated to pioneering smart biopesticide solutions that support a better tomorrow for farmers, turf managers and consumers around the globe. For more information, please visit