Dr. Jennifer Gordon joined Douglas Products as a field scientist to support pest management companies serving customers with treatments using Vikane and ProFume gas fumigants.
“We are excited to have Jennifer join our pest management team,” says Heather Kern, commercial leader of the Douglas Products pest management division in North America. “She will provide our field sales team and our customers with excellent support based on her strong academic experience plus her enthusiasm to offer educational outreach.”
A focus of Dr. Gordon’s academic career has been the development of resistance in insect pests, notably mosquitoes and bed bugs. She holds a Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Kentucky, with a concentration in evolutionary insecticide toxicology, and a master’s degree in entomology from Louisiana State University with a concentration in toxicology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in entomology at Purdue University.
Previously, Dr. Gordon worked for the Clorox Co., based in Pleasanton, Calif., as a senior scientist in the clinical and scientific affairs group. Before that, she was the lead urban entomologist for S.C. Johnson in Racine, Wis., and managed many of their external scientific relationships.
Gordon will be based in San Francisco, Calif.
Based in Liberty, Mo., Douglas Products is a provider of brands and services for global production agriculture and structural pest management. Its Vikane fumigant is used for drywood termite control. Other pest management fumigants and insecticides in Douglas Products’ portfolio include Profume, PH3, Dustacide 6 and Vapocide, which are used for commodities and food processing.