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S&W SEED AUSTRALIA ADDS INDUSTRY VETERAN TRAVIS DILLON TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Source: S&W Seed Company news release

Longmont, CO - S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), today announced the appointment of Travis Dillon to the Board of Directors for S&W Seed Company's Australian-based subsidiary, S&W Seed Company Australia PTY LTD (S&W Australia). Mr. Dillon becomes the first Non-Executive Director of S&W Australia and will also represent a S&W Seed Company joint venture located in South Africa.

Mr. Dillon brings extensive commercial and strategic expertise to S&W Australia, with a career in agricultural services spanning nearly three decades. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Lifeline Australia. Previously, Mr. Dillon was the CEO and Managing Director of Ruralco Holdings Limited until its acquisition by Nutrien in September 2019. Prior to becoming Ruralco's Managing Director in 2015, he was the Executive General Manager of Ruralco's Operations. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dillon held various management and agronomist positions with notable agricultural companies.

In addition to joining the S&W Australia board, Mr. Dillon will support S&W management as an advisor on the Australian agriculture landscape and competitive environment, supporting and strengthening S&W Australia's relationships with both Australian farmers and the Australian dealer network.

David Callachor, S&W Seed Company's Executive Vice President, International, said, "We have made tremendous progress in our Australian expansion strategy which has served as a catalyst to growing our overall international sales, including becoming a key catalyst to the Asian markets.

We are extremely pleased to be adding someone with Travis Dillon's experience who we expect will be a strong asset as we continue to expand our operations in Australia, as well as other key international markets such as those covered by our South Africa-based joint venture.

Travis brings a unique perspective, particularly technology improvements for animal grazing, to the rural seed reselling network which we believe will help us attain our goal to be the solution to all farmers crop needs. We look forward to his contributions during this exciting growth phase of the company."

"I look forward to joining the S&W Seed Company Australia PTY LTD board and lending my experiences as the company continues on its exciting expansion mode," commented Travis Dillon.


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