Aug 11, 2021
MyLand hires Sascha Welz as chief operating officer

MyLand, a soil health company, announced Aug. 10 that Sascha Welz has joined the company as chief operating Officer.

Welz will oversee the engineering and system design, innovation, algae production, Ag Science, manufacturing, and remote operations teams.

Based in Phoenix, he will work directly with Dane Hague, co-founder and president, to provide the platforms needed to bring the MyLand soil health solution to growers globally.

Sascha Welz

“Sascha is a trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He embodies our mission, culture, and passion for impact,” stated Dane. “Sascha is a team-builder. As MyLand accelerates, Sascha will be instrumental in ensuring that our technology, people, and service deliver tremendous results and the very best customer experience. Everything that we do is grounded in that healthy soil gives us healthy food, healthy people, and a healthy planet. It is critical for us to hire mission-driven talent focused on positive impact, like Sascha, to achieve our goals. We’re incredibly excited to bring him on to the MyLand team.”

Welz spent the last 18 years as a leader in research and new product development. Originally from Germany, Sascha has a BS in Mechanical Engineering, MS in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and a PhD in Materials Science & Engineering. Most recently, he drove innovation and new product development at Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), and previously held similar roles at Valspar, Ecolab, and Nalco.

“It is a great pleasure to join a team that has a similar passion to positively impact the World we live in,” Welz said. “Driving positive, impactful change is instrumental for me – that is why I’m thrilled to join MyLand. I am also excited to help steer the advancement of the amazing technology the MyLand team has created to push towards a regenerative future.”

MyLand MyLand is a soil health company. By focusing on soil health, MyLand is helping to tackle two of the world’s biggest challenges: food security and climate disruption. MyLand’s technology allows farmers to implement regenerative agriculture practices and improve their soil health by harnessing the land’s own natural ecosystem.

MyLand partners with farmers to infuse life into the soil, helping to return farms to their most fertile state, achieving greater productivity and enhanced profitability.

For additional information on how MyLand is transforming soil health globally, visit here.

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