OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - CropLife Canada's 2013 board of directors
and executive committee has been selected.
"This year's board of directors is an excellent representation of
Canada's plant science industry. They are committed to helping Canadian
farmers access the latest in plant biotechnology and pest control
products and to ensuring that Canada is considered a viable option for
global investment in agricultural innovations," said Lorne Hepworth,
president of CropLife Canada.
The 2012 executive committee:
Chair - Kamel Beliazi, Bayer CropScience Canada
Past chair - Jim Wispinski, Dow AgroSciences Protection Canada Inc.
1st vice chair - Ian Grant, Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited
2nd vice chair - Mike McGuire, Monsanto Inc.
3rd vice chair - Jay Bradshaw, Syngenta Crop
Member at large - Fran Burr, Cargill Limited
Member at large - Monte Kesslering, Viterra
Member at large - Al Raine, Richardson International Limited
Ex-officio - Lorne Hepworth, CropLife Canada
Executive committee members are joined by the following to form the full
2013 CropLife Canada board of directors:
Sébastien Chénard, La Coop fédérée
Ray Chyc, Engage Agro Corporation
Ron Healey, Federated Co-operatives Limited
Kevin Helash, CPS Canada
Jonathan Neutens, Nufarm Agriculture Inc.
Scott Kay, BASF Canada
Hugh MacGillivray, Arysta LifeScience North America
Rick Pierson, Univar Canada
Karen Stephenson, Scotts Canada Limited
Priscila Vansetti, E.I du Pont Canada Company
David Watson, Premier Tech Home & Garden
"Canadian farmers make important economic, environmental and social
contributions through the work they do and our industry is proud to
help them do so," said Hepworth. "Our board is committed to increasing
public awareness about why our technologies matter, to ensuring proper
product stewardship and to working with governments to ensure that
Canada does not fall behind in the on-going competition for valuable
To find out more about CropLife Canada or to see a list of
accomplishments from the past year, our annual report is available on
our website in English and in French
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.
SOURCE: CropLife Canada
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