RootWave Appoints Experienced Chairperson

RootWave (Ubiqutek Ltd.), the UK based company pioneering electrical weed control, has appointed Andy Jones as non-executive Chairperson.

Dr Jones has over 35 years’ experience gained within the agritech and pharmaceutical industries, leading regions and business units at Arysta Lifescience (now UPL), Zeneca (now Syngenta) and Phoqus Pharmaceuticals. He is currently Chair of the Board at Eco Animal Health Group plc and Downland Marketing Ltd. 

RootWave has developed a chemical-free, carbon-free, water-free, and till-free technology that kills weeds using electricity. Following the successful launch of RootWave Pro, the award-winning hand weeder for large parks, gardens, and estates, the company is developing tractor mounted machines for agriculture and horticulture. 

Revolutionary products 

Chief Executive Officer Andrew Diprose said: “Andy is an exciting appointment for our business. He will help lead us as we launch revolutionary products that safeguard the future of crop production. 

“He has experience of delivering growth within our markets and I look forward to working with him to remove herbicides from our food and the environment.” 

Dr Jones said: “I am delighted and excited to join the RootWave team, the way we produce food is undergoing a revolution and I see huge potential for RootWave’s innovative and environment friendly approach for weed control.” 

Dr Jones will work with the company’s Board and Leadership Team to execute growth plans and product launches within agriculture. 

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