SipcamAdvan Announces New CEO

SipcamAdvan, headquartered in Durham, NC, has appointed Stefano della Torre its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment, effective immediately, was made by the Sipcam-Oxon group, SipcamAdvan’s parent company, based in Milan, Italy.

della Torre assumes the reigns from Giovanni Affaba, Sipcam-Oxon group CEO, who will remain as SipcamAdvan’s Chairman while focusing on other high priority projects within the Sipcam-Oxon group. Adam Burnhams and Andrew Bodane will continue to serve as joint Chief Operating Officers.

SipcamAdvan plays an important role in the production, distribution and marketing of plant protection products in the agricultural, turf and ornamental industries, as well as products in the material preservation industry. della Torre, 50, has extensive global experience in this field, having worked in Italy, France, U.S. and Spain with Ciba Geigy, Monsanto and most recently Sipcam-Oxon group. He will continue his role with Sipcam-Oxon group as Managing Director of Spain, France and North African commercial and production activities.

“I am excited to be a part of the USA organization in this important and dynamic market,” della Torre said. “My goal is to lead the SipcamAdvan team in bringing new value-added solutions to our customers.”

A native of Italy and currently living in Valencia, Spain, della Torre is the father of three children.

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