Davis, CA – January 11, 2018 – Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, is happy to announce that Hal Blackmore is joining the MBI sales team as Territory Sales Manager in northern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama, effective January 11, 2018. Hal comes to MBI with over 38 years of experience selling both conventional pesticides and biopesticides across a wide range of crops, most recently in the Carolinas and Virginia with Valent USA. Previous employment in crop protection sales included Abbott Laboratories (the largest biopesticide company, Valent Bioscience’s predecessor), as well as several years covering South Alabama, South Georgia and North Florida with American Cyanamid, then Abbott and prior to that with Stauffer Chemical in Western North & South Carolina. Hal is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a BS in Horticulture. Over his career, Hal has developed great relationships with growers, PCAs and retailers. We are excited to have someone of Hal’s vast experience join MBI.

About Marrone Bio Innovations
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Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) strives to lead the movement to a more sustainable world through the discovery, development and promotion of biological products for pest management and plant health. MBI’s effective and environmentally responsible pest management solutions help customers operate more sustainably while uniquely improving plant health and increasing crop yields. MBI currently has seven commercially available products (Regalia®, Grandevo®, Venerate®, Majestene®, Haven® StargusTM/AmplitudeTM and Zequanox®). MBI also distributes Bio-tam 2.0® for Isagro USA and Jet-Ag® for Jet Harvest in most regions of the U.S.

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

Marrone Bio Innovations Contacts:
Pam Marrone, CEO and Founder
Andre Trepanier, Dr. Director of Marketing
Telephone: +1 (530) 750-2800
Email: Info@marronebio.com

MBI Investor Relations:
Greg Falesnik
Managing Director
MZ Group – MZ North America
Main: 949-385-6449