FMC Corporation announces senior appointments

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FMC Corporation an agricultural sciences company, recently announced Darren Dillenbeck, President, FMC U.S.A., has been elected Vice President and President of FMC North America. The company also announced that Renato Guimarães will join FMC as Vice President and President of FMC Latin America. Both appointments are effective April 1. Under Dillenbeck’s leadership, FMC Corporation has grown market share and […]

Perseus Operating Group acquires Auto-IT Group

Perseus Operating Group of Constellation Software Completes Acquisition of Auto-IT Group

Perseus Operating Group (“Perseus”) of Constellation Software Inc. (“Constellation”) announced yesterday that it has completed the purchase of Auto-IT Pty Ltd (“Auto-IT”), a market leading dealer management system provider for franchise automotive, agriculture, trucking and construction equipment markets. The acquisition further expands the Perseus footprint in dealership software markets, having already established a strong presence […]

Pivot Bio adds Jim Collins to its Board of Directors

James C. Collins Jr. ,Pivot Bio Board of Directors

Pivot Bio, a leading sustainable agriculture company, announced yesterday James C. Collins Jr. has been elected to the Pivot Bio Board of Directors, effective Jan. 23. Collins brings to the company an impressive resume that includes leadership positions at various well-known agribusinesses. “Jim is a highly regarded business leader, with significant experience in world-class agriculture […]

Kenneth W. McDuffie joins U.S. Sugar as President & CEO

Kenneth W. McDuffie, President & CEO of U.S. Sugar

U.S. Sugar recently announced its Executive Vice President Kenneth W. McDuffie has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Robert H. Buker, Jr. McDuffie has more than 30 years of experience in agriculture leadership roles involving agricultural operations, precision agriculture technology, research, business strategy and finance. “Given Ken’s decades of experience leading efforts to modernize U.S. […]

International Airlines Group invests in Nova Pangaea Technologies

Luis Gallego, CEO, IAG

International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and LEVEL —has announced an investment into Nova Pangaea Technologies (NPT), an innovative UK-based cleantech company whose technology is a crucial pathway to the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). NPT’s innovative technology converts agricultural waste and wood residue feedstocks into second-generation […]

Manulife Investment Management partners with Parreira Almond Holding Company, LLC

Manulife Investment Management has announced a minority partnership with Parreira Almond Holding Company, LLC (PAHC), a family-owned almond hulling, shelling, processing, and marketing company, on behalf of its clients. The minority investment will position PAHC and its wholly owned subsidiaries, RPAC, LLC (RPAC) and Parreira Almond Processing Company, LLC (PPAC) for future growth as well […]

S&W announces appointment of Mark Herrmann as the CEO

Mark Herrmann as Chief Executive Officer, S&W Seed Company

S&W Seed Company, a global agricultural company, today announced the appointment of seed industry veteran Mark Herrmann as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2023, following the planned retirement of current CEO, Mark Wong. Wong will continue to serve as a member of S&W’s Board of Directors. “We are excited to announce the appointment of Mark Herrmann, one of the agricultural […]

Hiphen acquires SlantRange to create crop measurement and prediction solutions

Hiphen and SlantRange, two pioneers in the application of remote sensing, computer vision, and artificial intelligence for agriculture, today announced they are joining forces. Hiphen is acquiring SlantRange to form the leading source of advanced crop measurement and prediction solutions to crop science companies and agricultural enterprises worldwide. Hiphen SA, of Avignon, France, has been […]

Sofinnova Partners appoints Mary McCarthy as partner in charge of biotech strategy

Sofinnova Partners (“Sofinnova”), a leading European life sciences venture capital firm based in Paris, London, and Milan, announced the appointment of Mary McCarthy as Partner at Sofinnova Partners, joining the growing Sofinnova Industrial Biotech Strategy team. She will use her extensive experience and network to help identify the most promising early-stage companies developing biotech-enabled sustainable solutions in agriculture, […]