Eden Research plc (LON:EDEN), a company focused on sustainable biopesticides for use in global crop protection, animal health and consumer products industries, has unveiled the appointment of Dr. Michael Carroll as its Director of Regulatory Affairs.
In a statement, the AIM-quoted firm noted that Carroll is a leading figure in the field of crop protection products development and registration and brings international experience to its team having worked in the UK, Germany, Belgium and the USA, with over 30 years' experience gained in the agrochemical industries.
Eden said he served over 10 years at both Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto Agricultural Group, holding the various positions including Global Registration Manager and European Registration Manager, where his responsibilities included the global launch of herbicides and fungicides, experience which will be highly relevant as the company executes on plans to expand its product offering.
More recently, it added, Carroll served as Head of Research and Development for Arysta EMEA, the largest region in Arysta LifeSciences where he was responsible for early stage development and registration of new formulations, the defence of existing active substances, chemical and biosolutions, and ensuring REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) compliance in Europe.
For the past year, the company said, he has been working for TSG Consulting (LON:SAG) an AIM-quoted Science Group company that provides regulatory and scientific support to chemical companies around the world.
Commenting on the appointment, Eden Research’s CEO Sean Smith said: "Mike is a key appointment that further demonstrates our focus on building a high-calibre team around the core functions within our business. He brings significant capabilities to the Company in the critical areas of product registration and regulatory compliance.
“Mike has a wealth of international experience which has given him invaluable expertise in product registration globally. Mike comes with a long track record of driving successful regulatory outcomes in the crop protection industry, a network of key industry influencers, and experience in senior roles at industry leaders such as Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto. We are pleased to welcome him to Eden."