Conviron Appoints Yurij Duda as Argus Controls General Manager
January 10 2014
Conviron is pleased to announce the appointment of Yurij Duda as General Manager effective January 20, 2014. Mr. Duda will be taking over the management of Argus from former owners Marlene and Alec Mackenzie, completing the transition of Argus to an independent business unit of Conviron.
As the leader of Argus’ management team, Mr. Duda brings an impressive scope of technical, sales, marketing, and executive management experience, acquired over 25 years in the process controls, instrumentation, software, and industrial hardware sectors. With Mr. Duda’s leadership, the team will embark on a rigorous product development program and pursue new market opportunities while leveraging the synergies created when Conviron acquired Argus in 2013. In the near term, Mr. Duda will visit and consult with clients to ensure that Argus continues its tradition of responsive service, superior technology, and great customer support.
Based in White Rock, BC, Canada, Argus is the North American leader in the design and supply of advanced automated monitoring and control systems for the horticulture, aquaculture and biotechnology industries. Its clients include universities, agriculture biotech companies, government agencies and commercial growers.
Conviron is the world’s largest designer and supplier of plant growth chambers and rooms. Leading universities, government agencies and agricultural biotech companies around the globe use the highly engineered products to solve many of today’s challenges in food production and safety. Headquartered with design and manufacturing facilities in Winnipeg, Canada, it employs a global sales and distribution network with offices in the US, Europe, Australia and China.