MANILA: The Philippine Seed Industry Association (PSIA) has elected eleven new Officers, whose tenures commenced on January 1, 2018 and will be effective through to 2020.
Established in 1976, PSIA is the oldest seed association in Southeast Asia, and will spearhead the National Organizing Committee (NOC) as co-organizers with APSA of the upcoming 25th Asian Seed Congress, scheduled to be held in Manila Nov 12-15 this year.
The appointments, confirmed during association elections last month, are as follows:
Mary Ann P. Sayoc
East-West Seed Company, Inc.
Group Lead Public Affairs
Monsanto Philippines, Incorporated
Senior Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Lead
Allied Botanical Corporation
Ramgo Seeds International Corporation
President and CEO
Harbest Agribusiness Corporation
Executive Assistant to the President
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public and Government Affairs & Market Acceptance Manager
Institute of Plant Breeding, National Seed Foundation,
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Pioneer Hi-Bred Philippines, Inc.
Philippines Regulatory and Stewardship Lead
SL Agritech Corporation
Senior Technical & Promotions Consultant
Felipe Dela Cruz
Syngenta Philippines, Inc.
Sales and Traits Regulatory Affairs Lead, Philippines & ASEAN