Irene Sion

Story

"I'm a daughter of a farmer, working in East-West Seed is my simple way of helping my fellow farmers."

Irene’s journey with East-West Seed began in 1984, when she first worked as a Seed Production Technician, supervising bittergourd production. She is part of the team who produced the first ever hybrid bitter gourds in the country.

Currently, Irene is leading the parental (Foundation and Stock Seed) production. She also handles the PDS Seed Production and Papaya F1 Seed Production. She is also instrumental in ensuring that the seeds of East-West Seed are always of high-quality. 

Bio

Team : Quality Assurance

Current position : Stock Seed / QA Operations Manager

Works for East-West Seed since : 1984

Based in : Bulacan, Philippines

Education

BS Agricultural Extension Education

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