Central Life Sciences, whose founders invented insect growth regulator (IGR) technology more than 35 years ago, announced the hiring of Nate Brown as business manager of Livestock Products and the appointment of Nathan Sprenger as brand manager of Farm & Ranch Products for the Agricultural Products division.

Brown will oversee all marketing efforts for the Livestock Product portfolio, which includes Altosid® IGR and ClariFly® Larvicide. Brown brings firsthand industry knowledge and experience to the position, most recently serving as marketing manager of DeLaval Dairy Service. He earned his bachelor’s degree, in agribusiness management with high honors, as well as his MBA, in marketing, management and operations, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Sprenger is transitioning to his new role from his position as senior financial analyst for Central Life Sciences. Sprenger has been with the company for more than three years, and he will assume the marketing and P&L responsibilities for the Starbar® products portfolio. Prior to Central Life Sciences, he held roles of increasing responsibility with Winston Brands, Inc. and Corporate Express. Sprenger holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bradley University and is a certified public accountant.

“We are happy to have Nate and Nathan join our Agricultural Products team,” said Mark Taylor, vice president of sales and marketing for the Agricultural Products division for Central Life Sciences. “Nate brings a strong track record of success within our industry, and Nathan has proven to be an invaluable resource to our business leaders in his time here.”