EuropaBio appoints new director of agricultural biotechnology division
Brussels, 23rd January 2014, EuropaBio is pleased to announce the appointment of Beat Späth as Director of agricultural biotechnology as of 17thFebruary. Späth, a German and Swiss national, has been working in EuropaBio since 2011 in the position of Public Affairs Manager and Senior Manager and brings with him many years of experience in European public affairs.
He takes over from Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, who has successfully led the Agricultural Biotech team for the past 4 years.
“We have been fortunate enough to have Beat working with us for 3 years now and seen him develop into a very trusted and respected expert in our sector.” commented Secretary General, Nathalie Moll. “Beat couples proven political intuition and vision with an in-depth understanding of the benefits of agricultural biotech in the context of the societal challenges we face today. These attributes, together with his passion for making things happen, will make for an excellent leader of our agricultural biotech team”.
For further information, please contact:
Rosalind Travers, Communications manager, EuropaBio
Phone: +32 (0)2 739 1173/ +32 (0) 478 680 301
EuropaBio is the European Association for Bioindustries, bringing together bioscience companies from all fields of research and development, testing, manufacturing and distribution of biotechnology products. It has 56 corporate members, 14 associate members and Bio Regions and 19 National Biotechnology Associations- representing some 1800 small and medium sized enterprises across Europe.