Vive Crop Protection Adds to Leadership Team

Published online: Aug 09, 2019 New Products, News
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Vive Crop Protection recently welcomed two new additions to its leadership team: Dan Bihlmeyer as vice president of sales and marketing, and Barbara Hopper as chief financial officer and vice president of operations.

Bihlmeyer brings years of sales and marketing experience in crop protection, seed, biotechnology and the automotive coatings industry. He worked in the U.S., Canadian and global marketplaces with industry leaders BASF and Syngenta. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness management from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina.

Hopper is responsible for finance, operational efficiency, production and logistics at Vive. She has diverse experience in project management, strategic planning, business transformation, financial management, and mergers and acquisitions from working at Canada Goose, Soroc Technology, TIM-BR Mart, Household Financial and Sony Canada. She is a CPA and received her bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Toronto.

“We are very excited to have these two highly skilled individuals join our team,” says Darren Anderson, CEO of Vive Crop Protection. “We have enjoyed three times annual growth every year, and are looking forward to even more success in the coming years.”