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LIGHTNING RELEASES 05/12/14 — Makhteshim Agan, a world leader in crop protection solutions, has appointed Philippe Gerbet as general manager of France reporting to Bertrand Lombard head of North Europe.

Philippe who was previously the French general manager of crop protection company Philagro will be taking up his new position in May.

Philippe has a master’s degree In Genetic and Biology from the Universite Pierre & Marie Curie in Paris and an engineering degree from the Institute for Agronomy and Veterinary in Rabat, Morocco.  He has held senior positions with Rhone Poulenc agrochemicals in France, the Ukraine and in global procurement and with Bayer Crop Protection in France.

About ADAMA Agricultural Solutions

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., formerly known as Makhteshim Agan Industries, is a world leader in crop-protection solutions.  In 2013, the company’s revenues were over $3 billion, and it is ranked seventh in the world in the overall agro-chemicals industry and fourth in Europe.

Adama which is headquartered in Israel employs more than 4000 people across the world. The company is driven by innovation and its farmer-centric approach to both product development and service.

Simply Grow Together represents not only its farmer centric approach but also its commitment to its employees, distributors and the environment.

For more information, visit us at www.adama.com

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