PEOPLE - CropLife America makes appointment:
The US industry association, CropLife America, has elected Eric Wintemute as chairman of its board of directors. Mr Wintemute, who is president and chairman of American Vanguard, previously served as vice-chairman of the board. Valdemar Fischer (Syngenta), William Buckner (Bayer CropScience) and Mike McCarty (Helena Chemical) have been elected as vice-chairmen, with Mike Frank (Monsanto) being appointed secretary/treasurer. Other officers elected or re-elected to CropLife's executive committee are: John Chrosniak (DuPont); Markus Heldt (BASF); Jon Jessen (Gowan); Trevor Thorley (Valent) Dave Tretter (United Agri Products); Robert Trogele (FMC); and Dan Vradenburg (Wilbur-Ellis).