Tom van der Gouw
Marketing Manager, Horticulture Crops, North Europe
Based in the Netherlands, Tom is responsible for managing the horticulture portfolio in the area of fruits and flowerbulbs. Tom also heads up the horticulture team within Northern Europe, and has work experience in technical sales support and marketing. Tom's aim is to ensure that UK horticulture growers can benefit from available knowledge, solutions and best practices that are available in the different countries. In order to optimize their production methods and return on investment.
Agronomic Solutions Manager; Potatoes, Vegetables and Ornamentals for UK, Ireland, Benelux and Nordics
Based in the Netherlands, Tom works with country horticulture teams in N-W Europe to drive development of products and solutions for the growers. By combining the needs of the different countries Tom looks for opportunities that might not be possible from a UK perspective. Tom has a history of working in Marketing, Regulatory and Development which will be a benefit in providing the best possible solution for the UK market. Vegetable responsibilities are split up between Tom and Luk De Maeyer. Tom is responsible for all covered veggies and the following field veggies: brassicas, carrots, lettuce, onion, leek, spinach, beans and courgette
Luk De Maeyer
Agronomic Solutions Manager, Fruit, UK, Benelux and Nordics
Based in Belgium, Luk works with country horticulture fruit teams to drive development of products and install complementary integrated pest management strategies based on chemistry and Biologics. Exploiting all the intrinsic potential of new approaches in spray technology and positioning to install more comfortable solutions for pome fruit, stone fruit and soft fruit growers. By combining the needs of the different countries, opportunities to align the strategies are sought. Luk has a long history in development in fruits with wide connection to international fruit research station such as Pcfruit, EMR, Bavendorf; INRA.
Crop Manager, Vegetables and Potatoes, Northern and Western Europe
Based in the Netherlands, Roel works with country horticulture teams to drive development and the provision of products and solutions that meet their customers’ needs. By providing the link between countries and regional and global parts of the business, Roel helps build momentum behind new products. The UK therefore directly benefits from Bayer’s experience with vegetable and potato growers across all of Europe and the rest of the world.