BioSafe Systems hired Carleton Birk as operations manager and Tenaya Becker, Ester Mastronardi, Patrick Clark and Kyle Pickles for technical sales roles throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Birk is based at the BioSafe headquarters in East Hartford, Conn. He has 10 years of operational and quality management experience in industrial and job shop manufacturing, according to a news release.

Becker is based in Southern California and brings 25 years of horticultural sales experience in the western and central regions of the U.S.

Mastronardi is based in Leamington, Ontario. As president and owner of Plasponics Inc., she is well versed in the sales, export, and import of agricultural, horticultural and vineyard products, according to the release.

Clark is based in Eastern Pennsylvania as a technical sales representative. He has served as a business unit agronomist for Helena Chemical Co., where he provided agronomic and precision agriculture support in the Eastern half of the U.S.

Pickles is based in Central California. Most of his career has been with The Deerpoint Group, providing sales and technical support in the water treatment services division.