Botanacor names new COO

By August 26, 2019 November 12th, 2021 Company News

Agricor & Botanacor Name New COO.  Dr. Carl Craig Will Lead Companies’ Continued Expansion for Lab Testing in the Cannabis and Hemp Sectors.

Now Accepting Cannabis Test Samples from Colorado & Hemp Test Samples from All of North America, Agricor & Botanacor See Dramatic Growth, Which Dr. Craig Will Leverage into Broader Marketshare


Denver, CO – August 27, 2019: Agricor™  and Botanacor™ – sister lab-service companies – today announced the appointment of Dr. Carl Craig as the new C.O.O. for both companies.

Agricor provides the most-accurate, transparent, and consistent laboratory services for cannabis / marijuana cultivators and infused-product manufacturers.  Botanacor provides analytical testing services to meet hemp compliance, safety, formulation, and business transactional requirements. Agricor accepts cannabis samples from Colorado, and Botanacor can accept hemp test samples from anywhere in North America.

Dr. Craig brings an international reputation for creating value at the intersection of science and business operations. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Craig was Corporate VP and C.O.O. for Microbial Solutions at Charles River Laboratories (NYSE: CRL), a provider of products and services to expedite the discovery, early-stage development and safe manufacture of drugs and therapeutics.  Dr. Craig also served as President of Environmental Resource Associates (he engineered its sale to Waters Corporation), and he was founder and GM of Pharmaceutical Resource Associates. In these and other roles, Dr. Craig grew these companies through aggressive mergers and acquisitions, as well as organic growth.

“To attract a talent like Dr. Craig, with his science pedigree and business background, is testimony to how our companies have truly come of age recently,” said Mike Bravold, a founder of Agricor and Botanacor. “We needed someone of Dr. Craig’s background to manage the extraordinary growth we are experiencing, as we have recently expanded into markets across North America. We’re thrilled to be working with him.”

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About Agricor
Agricor Laboratories is a State-certified marijuana testing laboratory based in Denver, Colorado. Its mission is to provide the most-accurate, transparent, and consistent laboratory services for marijuana cultivators and infused product manufacturers across North America. Learn more:; 720-460-3489.


About Botanacor
Botanacor was the first Colorado-based laboratory founded for, and entirely focused on, hemp and CBD testing. Botanacor participated in the first-ever Hemp Pilot Program conducted in Colorado in 2014. The Company has clearly distinguished itself among its competitors through its facilities validation, process controls, equipment validation, Pharmaceutical best-practices, and rapid response. Learn more:; 888-800-8223.


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