New leadership additions as Vive Crop Protection continues rapid growth

Vive Crop Protection recently welcomed two new additions to its leadership team: Dan Bihlmeyer as Vice-President Sales and Marketing and Barbara Hopper as Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Operations.

Dan Bihlmeyer brings years of sales and marketing experience in crop protection, seed, biotechnology and the automotive coatings industry. He worked in the US, Canadian and global marketplaces with industry leaders BASF and Syngenta. He holds a BSc in Agri-Business Management from Michigan State University and an MBA from Kenan Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina.

Barbara Hopper is responsible for finance, operational efficiency, production and logistics at Vive. She has diverse experience in project management, strategic planning, business transformation, financial management and mergers & acquisitions from working at Canada Goose, Soroc Technology, TIM-BR Mart, Household Financial and Sony Canada. Barb is a CPA and received her BA in Commerce from the University of Toronto.

Darren Anderson, CEO of Vive Crop Protection says, “We are very excited to have these two highly skilled individuals join our team. We have enjoyed 3x annual growth every year and are looking forward to even more success in the coming years.”