31 Jan 2014, BioSpectrum Bureau , BioSpectrum
Mumbai: The board of directors of Bayer CropScience India, at a recently held meeting in Mumbai on January 30, 2014, appointed Mr Richard van der Merwe as the managing director and vice chairman of Bayer CropScience India.
Mr Merwe appointment will be effective from February 1, 2014. In addition, he will be the Bayer representative for South Asia, based in Mumbai. Mr Merwe succeeds Mr Stephan Gerlich, who will take new responsibilities as the new Bayer representative for Mexico. Mr Gerlich has been the country head of Bayer in India since 2003.