Plant Health Care announces COO Jeff Tweedy as next CEO alongside Chris Richards as Non-Executive Chairman

– USA, NC –  Plant Health Care PLC (LON: PHC), a leading provider of novel patent-protected biological products to global agriculture markets, today announced the appointment of current COO, Jeff Tweedy as new CEO effective on June 22nd, 2022, succeeding Chris Richards who will step into Non-Executive Chairman role.

Concurrently, current Non-Executive Chairman, Richard Webb will step down from the Board.

About Chris Richards

Chris Richards stepped in as CEO in November 2017, having previously been Chairman since August 2012. By appointing Chris to the role of Non-Executive Chairman, the Company continues to benefit from his deep experience. At the same time, Richard Webb, currently Non-Executive Chairman, will step down from the Board to pursue other interests.

Chris Richards said, ‟I am delighted with the appointment of Jeff Tweedy as my successor, in line with our long-established succession plan. Jeff has delivered consistent and exceptional performance as COO and has earned the respect of both internal and external stakeholders. He is the perfect person to lead the company into its exciting next phase of growth. It will be an honour to support Jeff in his new role, where I have no doubt that his energy, commitment, and professionalism will deliver continued success for Plant Health Care over the coming years.”

About Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy joined Plant Health Care in October 2017 as Commercial Head for North America, then promoted to Global Head of Commercial in 2020. He was then appointed COO of Plant Health Care and a member of the Board of Directors in November 2019. Jeff has progressively taken on more responsibilities and discharged them with great success. Over the last 18 months, he has led most of the day-to-day operations of the Company. Under Jeff’s leadership, the Company has delivered robust financial performance and successfully brought forward the exceptionally promising PREtec product pipeline.

About Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care offers products to improve the health, vigor, and yield of major field crops such as corn, soybeans, potatoes, and rice, as well as specialty crops such as fruits and vegetables. We operate globally through subsidiaries, distributors, and supply agreements with major industry partners. Our innovative, patent-protected biological products help growers to protect their crops from stress and diseases, and to produce higher quality fruit and vegetables, with a favorable environmental profile.

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