Limagrain UK is delighted to announce new appointments to its technical and marketing teams.
Ron Granger, will take over as Arable Technical Manager from Michael Fletcher, who will retire at the end of July this year. Mr Granger who has been an integral member of the wheat breeding team for the last 25 years will take on his new role from the beginning of July 2013.
In his new position, Mr Granger will be responsible for the organisation and management of all of Limagrainâs agronomy trials, engaging with growers, agronomists and other bodies involved in the supply chain from research through to end-use.
Mr Granger will also take responsibility for linking up the work between breeders, official trials, and third party trials and feeding this through to the relevant commercial personnel both within and outside of the company.
âI am very pleased to be taking on this vital role as my background in breeding gives me a real insight into making sure that Limagrain continues to make the best technical offer in our market place across all arable cropping areas.â
Laura Davey will take over as Marketing Services Manager for Limagrain UK with immediate effect. Miss Davey replaces Paul Lees who will take early retirement at the end of July 2013.
Miss Davey who is an experienced member of the Limagrain marketing team having been on the team for six years, will build on the platform set by Mr Lees to provide Limagrain customers with the most effective and innovative marketing support available in the industry across all of the Limagrain crops and brands, which includes not just arable crops, but also grass, game cover, environmental and fodder crops.
âI am looking forward to the new challenges this role will bring. We have some really exciting new varieties coming through from our breeding programme and I’m pleased to take on a primary role in introducing and positioning them in the marketplace, as well as providing continued marketing support to our more mature established varieties.â