Effective August 1, 2014 Dr. Adrian Percy, currently Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs within Bayer CropScience will take over the position as Global Head of Research & Development (R&D).
Monheim, June 23, 2014 – Effective August 1, 2014 Dr. Adrian Percy, currently Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs within Bayer CropScience will take over the position as Global Head of Research & Development (R&D). In his new role, Dr. Percy will also become member of the Bayer CropScience Executive Committee.
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Currently Adrian Percy has responsibility for regulatory activities across the Bayer Crop Science technology platforms, including Seeds & Traits, Crop Protection and Environmental Science globally. He began his career in 1991 as a Toxicologist with Rhone-Poulenc in France. Since then, he has held numerous positions in the Research and Development departments of Bayer CropScience and its legacy companies in France, Germany and the USA.
Adrian Percy grew up and studied in the United Kingdom earning a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool, a Master’s degree in Toxicology and then a doctorate in Biochemistry at the University of Birmingham. Adrian is married, has two children and currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Dr. David Nicholson, currently Head of R&D has decided to leave the company to pursue other career opportunities outside of Bayer, effective July 31, 2014. “We thank Dr. Nicholson for his valuable contributions to the company and wish him all the best for the future”, says Bayer CropScience CEO Liam Condon.
About Bayer CropScience
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 8,819 million (2013) and is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 22,400 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: www.press.bayercropscience.com.
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