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Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

The Canadian non-profit organization, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Lincoln, Ontario), has appointed Hussam Haroun as director of automation.


MFG Chemical

US specialty chemical company MFG Chemical (Dalton, Georgia) has appointed Paul Turgeon as president and CEO. He succeeds Keith Arnold who has held the position since 2017.


Certis USA

Japanese company Mitsui & Co’s US biopesticide subsidiary, Certis USA (Columbia, Maryland), has appointed Amy O’Shea as president and she will assume the role of chief executive officer on July 1st.



French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has appointed Dr Bobby Williams to the newly created role of director of gene editing. 



US drone technology company PrecisionHawk has appointed James Norrod as its chief executive officer.



Nufarm has appointed Hildo Brilleman as its regional general manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EuMEA) region.

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Newly-formed Syngenta Group makes appointments

Syngenta Group, the company being formed through the merger of ChemChina’s subsidiaries, Syngenta and Adama, and Sinochem’s agricultural businesses, has nominated Chen Lichtenstein as chief financial officer.

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FMC to have new president and CEO

FMC’s board of directors has elected Mark Douglas as president and chief executive officer, effective June 1st 2020.

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BASF's agricultural solutions business has appointed Sergi Vizoso as vice-president for its Latin American operations.

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Crop Enhancement

US agrochemical and plant nutrition business Crop Enhancement has appointed Jean Pougnier as chief business officer.



Brazilian agrochemical company Ihara has appointed José Gonçalves do Amaral as its president.

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French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has appointed Vince Restucci to the newly created role of vice-president of agronomy services. 

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