Good people are hard to find.

We make it easier.


We find the right people for you

Kissam AgSearch International is a recruitment consultancy that provides a comprehensive service that works with you to:

  1. Identify the role requirements in your organization,
  2. Recruit the best candidates from around the world to fill your needs,
  3. Help design the job description and skill requirements for any particular role, should the need arise.

We use our network of professionals across the agriculture and related industries to find the right person for each job.

At Kissam AgSearch International, you get the personal attention of Topher Kissam, a professional recruiter with decades of experience, and a proven track record of placing the right talented individuals in the best opportunities.


We specialize in agriculture and allied industries

Serving agriculture and allied industries for more than 30 years, Topher is an award-winning recruiter who has been recognized by his peers for excellence. His new company Kissam AgSearch focuses on serving both public and private corporations, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, primarily in the sectors of agricultural inputs for food and fiber, horticulture, as well as animal health – both nationally and internationally.

Kissam AgSearch is dedicated to fulfilling client needs covering a multitude of roles, including but not limited to, Sales and Marketing, Business, Product and Field Development, Business and General Management, President and C-level, Technical Services, Regulatory Affairs, and Chemistry and Formulation Technologies.

Kissam has worked with companies and individuals in virtually every sector including:

  • Crop Protection
  • Fertilizer, Plant Health and Nutrition
  • Biologicals and Biostimulants
  • Commercial Pest Control
  • Golf and Turfgrass
  • Horticulture
  • Lawn Care and Landscape Management
  • Greenhouse and Nursery
  • Range and Pasture Management
  • Vegetation Management , IVM, Aquatic Vegetation Management
  • Seeds
  • Animal Health
  • Ag Product Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail
  • Ag Sales and Marketing, Business Development
  • Technical Services and Field Development
  • Product Development and Product Management
  • Chemistry and Formulation Development
  • Supply Chain and Procurement
  • C-level, Operations, Finance, Business and General Management

We love what we do

Topher decided to create his own firm after thirty years because he loves working in this industry and wanted to continue serving people as his own boss. He is enthusiastic about the future, and life in general, and it shows in the work we do at Kissam AgSearch.

The vitality and energy Topher brings as the Founder and Managing Director of Kissam AgSearch International and to the recruiting process helps you succeed.


Our consultative approach is tailored to your needs

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Kissam AgSearch is a company that reflects its founder’s values.

We want to meet your needs for recruiting quality employees. We value honesty and integrity. We strive to exceed your expectations for service.

Meeting your needs means we are flexible in formalizing our agreements with clients. That’s why there are two different approaches Kissam AgSearch takes to crafting our partnership arrangements – with the flexibility to customize.

Both options offer the personal attention and commitment of Topher Kissam, a professional recruiter with decades of experience. You’ll benefit from his proven track record of placing the right talented individuals in the best opportunities.


Why choose Kissam?

Never has your job of finding people been as challenging. We can help.

It’s a competitive world. Lockdowns changed the way we work. A tight labor market has given individuals more options than ever before.

Finding and retaining the best talent is a time-consuming task. That’s why our clients call Kissam AgSearch when they need to fill a position. We take on the burden of finding the right person. Because it is our singular focus, we can provide candidates you may not have discovered otherwise. Our goal is always to deliver a qualified employee to fill your need.


Focus on Your Mission
While We Focus on Bringing You New Talent

Christopher ``Topher`` Kissam - Founder & Managing Director

Using a lifetime of experience, we deliver the talent you need

Kissam offers the experience of finding the right people for 31 years. Our comprehensive recruiting approach helps you define your needs, gain access to an array of candidates you may not otherwise consider, and ultimately prepare a competitive offer package to the best candidate.

With our company as a strategic recruiting partner, you can focus on your human resource priorities and developing your current employees, while we do the work of finding new talent to join your team.

He is always on top of his game and attracts excellent talent due to his quality experience, contacts, and likeable character. Professionally and personally, I have always enjoyed working with Topher.

Bob Trogele, PhD.

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President, American Vanguard

Topher’s a first class business partner. He’s always prepared, he’s fair, he does what he promises, and follows up very well.

Rick Rice

Director, Application Technology

Topher is outstanding at what he does. He is thoughtful, strategic, fair, helpful, responsive.

Justin Taylor, M.S.

Business Development Executive