Hong Kong, China, February 8, 2019 -- Rotam CropSciences Limited, a global agrochemical company, has appointed Calvin Lu as Vice General Manager of Commercial and Smart Agriculture for China region. The appointment supports the company's strategy to innovate in technologies that helps bring value and quality products to growers.
In this position, Calvin will be responsible for managing the business operation of China region, which is one of the key markets for Rotam. He will lead the sales teams of Crop Protection, Crop Nutrition & Health, and Seed Treatment to fuel growth and innovation. He will be based in Kunshan, Jiangsu.
“Smart agriculture is an important strategic move for Rotam to develop sustainability,” said James Bristow, Rotam Chief Executive Officer. “We believe that Calvin’s experience in smart agriculture will help drive the application of innovative knowledge and solutions to address the increasing demand for agricultural productivity and optimal resource utilization.”
Calvin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University, Canada. After graduation, he joined Rotam Group to take up various management roles in different Rotam entities. In 2016, he established Rotrasat Technology Co., Ltd. that supports the development of intelligent agriculture using space technology.
Rotam CropSciences is a global agrochemical company focusing on crop protection, with direct operations in over 75 markets worldwide. It has manufacturing operations based in mainland China along with major marketing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, throughout Asia including mainland China, Taiwan and other emerging areas. Rotam provides quality products and professional technical support ranging from crop protection, plant nutrition, seeds & traits, to turfs & ornamental sectors. Inspired by customers, Rotam innovates in post-patent technologies that help bringing value and quality products to growers and farmers. With the rise of communication technology, Rotam evolves with innovations that support growing for a better future.
Rotam is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (code: 4141) with headquarters located in Hong Kong.