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EuropaBio Appoints Carel du Marchie Sarvaas as Director for Agricultural Biotechnology

Date

25 Mar 2010

Sections

Health & Consumers
Agriculture & Food

Brussels, 25 March, 2010

 

On 1 April Carel du Marchie Sarvaas will begin work with EuropaBio as Director for Agricultural Biotechnology.  Du Marchie Sarvaas, a Dutch national, brings with him many years of experience as a senior public affairs and communications advisor in Brussels, The Hague, and Washington DC. 

He takes over from Morten Nielsen, who has successfully led the Agricultural Biotech team since September last year. 

“Carel has a thorough knowledge of the sector” commented incoming Secretary General, Nathalie Moll. “He has an in-depth understanding of the benefits of agricultural biotech and of its potential in the context of the environmental, food and energy security challenges that we face today. We are delighted that our agricultural biotech team will be led by such a seasoned and well respected professional”.

Du Marchie Sarvaas complements his broad knowledge of the key issues facing the industry with extensive experience of designing and implementing successful, integrated public affairs and communication strategies.

 

For further information, please contact

Joanna Dupont Inglis

Communications Manager

Tel: +32 2 739 11 84

GSM: +32 476 60 71 35

E-mail: j.dupont@europabio.org

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 69 corporate and 7 associated members, 4 BioRegions and 26 national biotechnology associations representing some 1800 small and medium sized enterprises.

 

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