Makhteshim appoints Harfstrand as President CEO Europe

Makhteshim appoints Harfstrand as President and CEO for Europe

4:24 AM, 19th November 2012
Makhteshim appoints Harfstrand as President and CEO for Europe

TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL: The Makhteshim Agan Group (MAI), the world leader in branded off-patent crop protection solutions, announced the appointment of Dr Anders Harfstrand as President and Chief Executive Officer of its Europe Region. The appointment is effective as of 1 January 2013.

Dr Harfstrand, who will be based in the company’s headquarters in Switzerland, has also been appointed a member of MAI’s senior management team. In his new role, he will work closely with MAI’s European Leadership Team, as well as promote cooperation between MAI’s Europe Region and its other regions to better facilitate the company’s holistic business approach.

“Dr Harfstrand is a strong business leader who brings to our company deep, hands-on managerial experience in the pharma industry, especially in strategic sales and marketing, business development and M&A. His broad skillset and knowledge of multi-cultural global organizations, such as ours, will be an important asset for MAI as we continue to expand our global and European operations. I look forward to working with Anders and am certain that MAI in general and our European region in particular, will benefit greatly from his extensive knowledge, experience skills and capabilities,” said Erez Vigodman, President and CEO, Makhteshim Agan.

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