Sep. 6, 2017
Acadian Seaplants Ltd. (ASL) has announced that Roger Tripathi, President of Acadian Plant Health (APH) Division, is leaving the company due to personal reasons. The President and Chief Executive Officer of Acadian Seaplants, Jean-Paul Deveau, will assume his responsibilities on an interim basis.
Tripathi accepted responsibility for leading the APH business in April 2016, which included sales, marketing, business development and re-shaping divisional innovation, with a primary focus of taking APH to the next level by strengthening its global leadership within the plant health segment.
“We are deeply saddened by the resignation of Mr. Tripathi, but certainly appreciate that his compelling personal reasons must take precedent,” said Jean-Paul Deveau. “All his friends and colleagues within ASL, as well as those within the global biostimulant sector, continue to wish him well and a speedy return to the agricultural industry he loves and of which he is such an important part.
“During his tenure, Roger was instrumental in reshaping our company’s plant health division and was an inspirational part of our executive leadership team,” added Deveau. “Within APH his focus on division and product branding – to consolidate our leadership position in the global biostimulant sector – and his efforts in New Product Development, the expansion of strategic partnerships and building business development structures and teams enables the APH Division to expand product offerings now and in the future.”