Sumitomo Chemical’s UK agrochemical distribution subsidiary, Interfarm (Doddington, Cambridgeshire), has appointed Andy Makings to the newly formed position of sales manager. He will be responsible for all aspects of sales to distributors throughout the UK and Ireland. Mr Makings has over 20 years’ experience in the agrochemical industry, having worked for Bayer CropScience and its forerunners. The company has also appointed Andy Jeffries as business manager, with responisibility for a number of key distributors. He has previously worked as the chemical buyer for the farmer co-operative, Woldmarsh, and as business manager for Sipcam.