Plant Health Care
The US-based, UK-listed bioproducts company, Plant Health Care (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), has appointed Paul Schmidt as chief executive officer from April 2nd. He succeeds John Brady who has held the post for the past 12 years. Mr Brady will continue to serve as a non-executive director. Mr Schmidt spent 25 years with Bayer CropScience and its predecessor companies and was president of inoculants company Merck/EMD Crop Bioscience prior to its acquisition by Novozymes in 2011 ( Agrow No 607, p 6).