DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 11, 2018 – Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) (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,” concluded Pacheco.

About Marrone Bio Innovations
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 www.marronebio.com.

Marrone Bio Innovations Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release regarding strategy, future operations and plans, including assumptions underlying such statements, are forward-looking statements, and should not be relied upon as representing MBI’s views as of any subsequent date. Examples of such statements include statements discussing the potential of MBI’s products and sales and marketing activities. Such forward-looking statements are based on information available to the Company as of the date of this release and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, some beyond the Company’s control that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these forward-looking statements, including consumer, regulatory and other factors affecting demand for the MBI’s products, any difficulty in marketing MBI’s products in its target markets, competition in the market for pest management products, lack of understanding of bio-based pest management products by customers and growers. Additional information that could lead to material changes in MBI’s performance is contained in its filings with the SEC. MBI is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any responsibility to, update or alter forward-looking statements contained in this release, whether as a result of current information, future events or otherwise.

Sales Contact Information:
Northern California Territory
Jenna Combs, Marrone Bio Innovations
Office: 530-902-0974

MBI Trade Public Relations:
Alicia Gillman
Marketing Communications
Office: 480-889-4219

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