ADAMA Announces the Departure of its APAC, Africa & ME Region's CEO Ran Maidan will remain in office until May 14, 2014

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd. ("Adama" or "the Company"), a leading global provider of crop protection solutions, today announced the departure of Ran Maidan, CEO of APAC, Africa & ME. Ran Maidan will continue to serve in his position until May 15th, 2014, at which time he will be appointed Netafim CEO.

Chen Lichtenstein, Adama's President and CEO said: "Ran took an integral part in forming our company's strategic direction and was an important contributor to its expansion and success over the past few years. Most recently, he established and led successfully a strategic region for our organization.  Bringing together his leadership and professionalism he created strong teams, and led the region which will continue to grow. We thank Ran for his outstanding leadership and for all he has done for our company, and ‎wish him success in his new endeavor."

Adama's APAC, Africa and ME region has demonstrated significant growth in the past few years and served as a growth engine for the company. The region's most established operations are in Australia and India.

Ran Maidan, CEO of APAC, Africa and ME commented: "I am thankful for the opportunity I had to take an active role in the development and transformation of Adama both as CFO and as regional head. I was especially fortunate to work with many talented individuals that combine commitment and professionalism. I look forward to taking on my next professional challenge at Netafim."

About ADAMA Agricultural Solutions

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., formerly known as Makhteshim Agan Industries, is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of crop-protection solutions, and the leading off-patent provider.  The Group supplies efficient solutions to farmers across the full farming value-chain, including crop-protection, novel agricultural technologies, and complementary non-crop businesses.  In 2012, the Company's revenues were over $2.83 billion, and it is ranked seventh in the world in the overall agro-chemicals industry. The Company is characterized by its innovation, farmer-centric approach to product development, and strict standards of environmental protection and quality control. For more information, visit us at http://www.ma-industries.com.

ADAMA Contact:
Anna Wood
Global Public Relations Coordinator
IR@ma-industries.com
+972-73-232-1131

SOURCE ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd



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