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Changes at the top for Certis UK personnel

James Clovis

Certis UK are pleased to announce the appointment of James Clovis to the position of UK Country Manager.

With effect from 1 November 2011, James will be leading the Certis UK team, joining the company from Syngenta. He brings with him considerable experience of the horticultural and agricultural markets in which Certis operate gained from national and international roles in his previous company.

James has previously had responsibility as Head of Sales and Marketing for Syngenta Bioline and has held the position of Global Product Manager for Syngenta Crop Protection based in Basle. Most recently he was Business Manager for the FloriPro Services™ division in Syngenta Seeds covering markets in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and Scandinavia.

“We are delighted to welcome James to Certis,” says Erika den Daas, Certis Europe’s Chief Operation Officer for the North. “James brings a range of skills and experience to Certis UK that will lead the business in the next phase of its development as a leading provider of solutions to growers in the arable and horticultural markets in the UK.”

James’ predecessor, Peter McDonald, who had been appointed General Manager of BCP Certis has announced that he will be leaving Certis to take up a new role based in South East Asia.