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Exosect appoints Richard Clothier as new Chairman
Exosect today announced the appointment of Richard Clothier as its new Chairman. Richard brings with him over 40 years of experience in the food industry which includes 20 years with Dalgety Plc. where he was Group CEO until 1997. He was also CEO at PGI Group Plc., the tropical plantations group, until 2005.
Richard is currently Chairman of the Board of the AIM listed AquaBounty Technologies Inc (since April 2006) and has also served as Chairman of the food packaging company Robinson Plc. since 2004 and of Spearhead International Ltd, the food and farming group, since 2005. He holds a BSc in Agriculture from Natal University and an AMP from Harvard Business School.
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Exosect is focused on the development of Intelligent Pest Management solutions. Its innovative and cost-effective products help growers, food manufacturers and processors to actively reduce their use of pesticides. These products are used globally in a wide range of sectors including crop protection (agriculture, horticulture and stored products), apiculture and public health. Exosect is a SOFHT (Society of Food Hygiene and Technology) award winner, a category winner in the Guardian Global Cleantech 100 awards and a finalist in the Agrow Awards. This and further news is available at: www.exosect.com
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