Jan 26, 2023
BHN makes leadership changes

Bio Huma Netics Inc. (BHN) has announced structural changes and expansion of its leadership team. The changes are designed to better align with the company’s continued growth and strategic goals, according to a news release.

BHN mines and manufactures raw humates, including humic and fulvic acids, and also creates soil amendments and crop nutrients based on humic technologies.

Jonathan Plehn was promoted president. Plehn succeeds Lyndon Smith, who will continue to serve as chief executive officer. Plehn joined BHN in 2020 as the chief financial officer with more than 20 years of experience in the global finance sector.

Steve Lunt was promoted CFO. Succeeding Plehn, Lunt is a finance and accounting professional with a career spanning 17 years in leadership within business environments including Big 4 experience, according to the release. Lunt joined BHN in 2020 as vice president of accounting/corporate controller.

Fred Nichols was named chief marketing officer in October 2022. Working in 20 countries with a range of clients, Nichols brings more than 30 years of agricultural marketing experience,
including crop inputs and equipment and financing. Nichols is a member of the board of directors at Agricenter International in Memphis, Tennessee, and is a marketing mentor for AgLaunch, an accelerator for ag start-up companies.

The newly promoted and appointed individuals began their new roles in January which is coincidentally a milestone year for BHN as it will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, according to the release.


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