Prevar appoints new chair
Courtesy Prevar Limited
Jim McLean of New Zealand has been appointed chair of Prevar Limited to succeed David Pilkington, who retired. McLean has experience in company, science, and intellectual property management.
Prevar is an international joint venture established to commercialize new apple and pear cultivars bred by Plant and Food Research in New Zealand.
McLean is a former chair of HortResearch and led the merger of HortResearch and Crop and Food Research to form Plant and Food Research in 2008, according to a press release from Prevar’s chief executive Dr. Brett Ennis.