Reaching out and reaching up - Growing a stronger association for the plant science industry



    CropLife Canada announces staff changes

    TORONTO, Oct. 4 /CNW/ - CropLife Canada announced today that Jill Maase
has joined the association as Vice President, Plant Biotechnology and
Government & Public Affairs. In addition, Peter MacLeod has been promoted to
Vice President, Chemistry and Janice Tranberg to Director, Plant Biotechnology
Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs.
    "Jill has served as our Government Relations consultant for both plant
biotechnology and chemistry sectors for the association for many years," said
Lorne Hepworth, President CropLife Canada. "She has a great understanding of
our technologies, our evolving industry, and the legislation and regulation
that governs our members' products."
    In her new role, Jill will be responsible for leading the plant
biotechnology sector, and will be responsible for the strategic management of
Government and Public Affairs for chemistry and plant biotechnology. "Jill has
a great deal of expertise and perspective that has and will continue to serve
CropLife Canada and its members well," said Hepworth. "We are pleased to
welcome Jill on board."
    "Peter has recently been serving as Acting Managing Director Chemistry
and Executive Director, Crop Protection and his work in this regard has been
outstanding," replied Hepworth. "In his new role, Peter will be responsible
for the overall management of the chemistry area. Peter has been a tremendous
asset to our organization and we know that he will continue to strengthen the
association's work on the chemistry side."
    "Janice has recently been serving as Manager, Stewardship & Regulatory
Affairs," Hepworth said. "Janice will take on additional responsibilities for
outreach and member services in the plant biotechnology arena. Janice, through
her time here at CropLife and her previous industry experience, has a great
understanding of the industry, regulatory aspects and public outreach and we
are pleased to congratulate Janice on this promotion."
    "With this new addition and the acknowledgement of the contributions of
the Peter and Janice, we are ensuring we are continuing to grow our strengths
to represent the plant science industry," replied Hepworth.

    CropLife Canada is the trade association representing the manufacturers,
developers and distributors of plant science innovations - pest control
products and plant biotechnology - for use in agriculture, urban and public
health settings.





For further information:

For further information: L.H. Hepworth, President, P: (416) 622-9771
ext. 225, E: hepworth@croplife.ca

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