Crop Protection

UK technical manager for Life Scientific

Off-patent crop protection business Life Scientific has appointed Ruth Stanley, previously campaign manager for cereal herbicides and PGRs at BASF, to the post of UK technical manager. The company says Mrs Stanley’s appointment reflects the growing portfolio of its...

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UPL completes Arysta acquisition

Generic agrochemical manufacturer UPL has completed its acquisition of Arysta LifeScience which creates a “new UPL” with combined earnings of some $1 billion on revenues of $5 billion. The Indian multinational agreed to buy US-based Arysta from Platform Specialty...

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UK country head for new UPL

Following UPL’s acquisition of Arysta Life Science, Alan du Rieu becomes country head for UPL UK & Ireland. He was previously Arysta’s commercial director for north west Europe. Mr du Rieu has more than 25 years’ experience in technical and commercial agriculture. He...

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Adrian Percy to advise Terramera

Dr Adrian Percy, the former global head of R&D at Bayer Crop Science, is to advise the Canadian natural plant nutrition and crop protection business Terramera. He will chair the Vancouver-based company’s science and technology advisory council, with a remit to provide...

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New chief for Procam

Crop protection product distributor and agronomy services company Procam has appointed Diane Heath as its managing director. She joined the business in November, and will succeed UK managing director John Bianchi after a handover period. Mr Bianchi is retiring after...

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