Vive is pleased to announce that Paul Thomson has joined the company as its new Vice President, Product Development. Dr. Thomson has had a 27 year career in crop protection with senior roles at Arysta LifeScience and Chemtura Corporation. He has held roles of increasing responsibility in business management, product development and R&D leadership. Dr. Thomson holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry and an MBA, both from McMaster University.

“We’re very pleased that Paul has joined our team”, said Vive Crop Protection CEO Keith Thomas. “Paul’s capabilities and industry expertise will accelerate the growth of Vive’s pipeline of products.”

In addition, Vive has appointed Dr. Darren Anderson, previously Vive’s Chief Technology Officer, as Vive’s new Chief Communications Officer and VP, Regulatory.