Knoxville, TN, October 27, 2021 – Nisus Corporation announces the appointment of Lee Barrett as company president, assuming responsibility for the company’s three divisions of Professional Pest Control, Industrial Wood Preservation and Agricultural Micronutrients. Barrett has a proven track record of growing the business while strengthening relationships with customers.

Formerly with U.S. Borax, Barrett joined Nisus in 1999 as Director of Sales for the Western Division when Nisus acquired the sales and marketing rights to the Tim‑Bor Professional product. In 2009 he was promoted to Director of New Business Development and International Sales, then assumed the role of Vice President of Business Development in 2010 where he was responsible for builder sales with a focus on developing the commercial pretreat market. In 2012, Barrett was promoted to Divisional Vice President, Domestic/International Pest Control where he was responsible for the sales and profitability of Nisus Pest Control Division.

According to Barrett, “The opportunity to lead such an outstanding company is an honor, and I am excited about working with all our divisions to move the company into the next phase of our growth.”

Nisus Corporation is the leading manufacturer of sustainable pest control products; provides sustainable wood preservatives to the railroad, utility and lumber industries; and supplies liquid micronutrients to the agricultural industry from its headquarters in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Rockford, Tennessee. Nisus has experienced rapid growth since its beginning in 1990 and distributes more than 30 products to eight different industries across the United States and in seven international markets.  Nisus will continue to be a leader in sustainable pest control, wood protection and agricultural micronutrient solutions.

For more information, contact Jim Gorman at 800-264-0870 or jimg@nisuscorp.com.