CARY, N.C.  – Industry veteran Jeffrey Pritchard has joined SynTelus LLC as president and chief operating officer.

SynTelus, a CSE Life Science Company, is a branded marketing company that registers, manufactures and markets end-use fungicides, insecticides and herbicides. The company offers products for agricultural, turf and ornamental, pest control, vegetation management and forestry and aquatics markets.

At SynTelus, Pritchard will be responsible for strategic direction, sales and marketing, as well as managing operational and supply chain endeavors.

Pritchard has a long history of leadership roles within both post-patent and R&D based crop-protection companies, most recently as president, North America, for Sharda USA. Previously, he led UPI in the United States. Prior to joining UPI, Pritchard worked at American Cyanamid for more than 15 years in various commercial and leadership capacities, last serving as president of Latin America South, residing in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

CSE Life Science Holdings LLC is the holding company performing operational and financial services for SynTelus LLC, offering branded end-use products to a network of distribution; Argite LLC, which holds US EPA technical and end-use registrations; and Promika LLC, a branded companion animal health company.