Cheminova has appointed Rico Christensen as chief executive officer of its restructured North American business (see this issue). Mr Christensen was formerly vice-president of global portfolio management, based in Denmark. Former Anzac regional president Martin Petersen will relocate to Germany to oversee several of Cheminova’s European subsidiaries. Diane Allemang has been named vice-president of the North American business, with responsibility for marketing, development and regulatory affairs. She retains her global regulatory responsibilities.