Sumitomo Chemical Latin America
Sumitomo Chemical has appointed Gustavo Vasques as vice-president of crop protection for Sumitomo Chemical Latin America (SCLA). He will oversee all development, commercial and operational activities for the regional operation from its Sao Paulo, Brazil office from June 1st. SCLA is a new unit that has been set up to provide Sumitomo-developed and manufactured active ingredients and products in the region ( Agrow No 610, p 2). Mr Vasques spent over a decade as business manager for Monsanto’s Brazilian operations, and has worked across several sectors in Latin America.