Valent USA Corporation
Sumitomo Chemical’s US subsidiary, Valent USA Corporation (Walnut Creek, California), has appointed Eric Tamichi as head of its new biorational business unit (see this issue). Mr Tamichi was previously country manager for Valent’s Canadian crop and professional products operations. Other members of the team include Steve Slaveck as market manager, and Tino Lopez and James Wargo as commercial development representatives. Rob Fritts of Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, Illinois) serves as technical development specialist.