Airport City, Israel, February 19, 2014
ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd. (“Adama” or “the Company”), a
leading global provider of crop protection solutions, today announced
the departure of Ran Maidan, CEO of APAC, Africa & ME. Ran Maidan
will continue to serve in his position until May 15th, 2014, at which
time he will be appointed Netafim CEO. Chen Lichtenstein, Adama’s
President and CEO said: “Ran took an integral part in forming our
company’s strategic direction and was an important contributor to its
expansion and success over the past few years.
Most recently, he established and led successfully a strategic
region for our organization. Bringing together his leadership and
professionalism he created strong teams, and led the region which will
continue to grow. We thank Ran for his outstanding leadership and for
all he has done for our company, and wish him success in his new
endeavor.” Adama’s APAC, Africa and ME region has demonstrated
significant growth in the past few years and served as a growth engine
for the company. The region’s most established operations are in
Australia and India.
Ran Maidan, CEO of APAC, Africa and ME commented: “I am thankful
for the opportunity I had to take an active role in the development
and transformation of Adama both as CFO and as regional head. I was
especially fortunate to work with many talented individuals that
combine commitment and professionalism. I look forward to taking on my
next professional challenge at Netafim.”
About ADAMA Agricultural Solutions
ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., formerly known as Makhteshim
Agan Industries, is a leading global manufacturer and distributor
of crop-protection solutions, and the leading off-patent provider.
The Company supplies efficient solutions to farmers across the
full farming value-chain, including crop-protection, novel
agricultural technologies, and complementary non-crop businesses.
The Company is characterized by its innovation, farmer-centric
approach to product development, and strict standards of
environmental protection and quality control. For more
information, visit us at www.ma-industries.com.