ChemChina subsidiary Makhteshim-Agan Industries (MAI) has appointed Ignacio Dominguez as chief commercial officer and head of its global products and marketing division. Mr Dominguez will be responsible for MAI's global commercial strategy, including crop and product portfolio management, product development and registration, as well as marketing and branding strategies. He has been in the company since 2001 and has been the chief executive officer of MAI Europe, a position he will hold until a successor is appointed. He has 25 years’ experience in the agrochemical industry. MAI’s senior vice-president for global products and marketing, Dr Yoav Zeif, is leaving the company.