ADAMA Mourns Death of Joe Krkoska, Executive Vice President of Global Operations
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, November 23, 2020 – ADAMA Ltd. (the “Company”) mourns the loss of Joe Krkoska, 59, Executive Vice President of Global Operations, who passed away late last week, with his family by his side.
“Our hearts go out to the family of our friend and fellow management member, Joe Krkoska, at this time of terrible loss,” said Ignacio Dominguez, President and CEO of ADAMA. “Joe is recognized as a thought leader in the AgChem industry who led complex operations and organizational structures throughout his career. He was a great role model who willingly and generously shared his passion and expertise with everyone at ADAMA. Joe was a key decision maker in our path towards Health, Safety, Environment and Compliance, and helped us make great strides in these crucial areas for ADAMA’s sustainable future. He was an inspirational example of commitment and serenity in the face of illness and has made us better people.”
Mr. Krkoska joined ADAMA in 2018 and was responsible for overseeing the Company’s Global Operations, including Corporate EHS (Environment, Health and Safety), Manufacturing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering, and Strategic Projects. He was in charge of ensuring the effective and efficient operation of 19 sites around the world.
Prior to joining ADAMA, Mr. Krkoska served as Global Supply Chain Director at Dow AgroSciences for eight years and had been with the Dow organization for over thirty years, serving in multiple senior positions including Head of Global Formulation & Packaging, Head of External Manufacturing, Site Director, and Business Manufacturing Leader. His career started in R&D, doing process development, scale-up and applied R&D, and also includes large capital expansions and start-ups.
ADAMA Ltd. is a global leader in crop protection, providing solutions to farmers across the world to combat weeds, insects and disease. ADAMA has one of the widest and most diverse portfolios of active ingredients in the world, as well as state-of-the-art R&D, manufacturing and formulation facilities. With a culture that empowers our people to listen to farmers and ideate from the field, ADAMA is uniquely positioned to offer a vast array of distinctive mixtures, formulations and high-quality differentiated products, delivering solutions that meet local farmer and customer needs in over 100 countries globally. For more information, visit us at www.ADAMA.com and follow us on Twitter® at @ADAMAAgri.