Hong Kong, China, March 3, 2020 -- Rotam CropSciences Limited announced the appointment of Jimmy Lu as Director of Global Manufacturing, Tolling, Quality, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement with effect from January 1, 2020.
This global role in manufacturing, tolling, quality, strategic sourcing and procurement is an evolution of Jimmy’s previous responsibilities as Director of Global Strategic Sourcing & Procurement and Vice General Manager of Jiangsu Rotam Chemistry Co Ltd (JRC). Jimmy took over JRC manufacturing and quality management role in May 2018. To cope with China’s increasingly stringent regulatory requirements in environment and safety, he led his team and the HSE team, which was under Vice General Manager Kuo Yihsiu, to implement a wide range of health and safety measures in ensuring the continuation of supply and efficiency optimisation.
In the new role, Jimmy has global responsibilities for all the functions mentioned above including Rotam manufacturing sites at Kunshan, Yantai and Tianjin in China; manufacturing site in India (working closely with Director of R&D, Regulatory & Business Development Prabhakar Kumar while India plant is still in project development stage); and the tollers worldwide in conjunction with Rotam regional teams. By integrating the key functions in the supply chain, Jimmy will ensure seamless co-ordination and co-operation across all facilities to secure quality supply of products for supporting the business.
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. (www.rotam.com)
Rotam is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (code: 4141) with headquarters located in Hong Kong.