Buberl to Head BASF’s Specialty Products Division

BASF North American Crop Protection has appointed Jan Buberl to head the Specialty Products Division. The division is comprised of three businesses: Professional Pest Control Solutions, Professional Turf & Ornamentals and Professional Vegetation Management.

Buberl has been with BASF for 13 years, most recently in the Crop Protection business as country manager for Spain and Portugal. His experience with the company also includes posts in global marketing, herbicides; marketing for specialty crops; and a position in global marketing for fungicides at the BASF global headquarters of Limburgerhof, Germany.

T-Zone Herbicide Receives New Registrations

PBI/Gordon Corporation has announced that T-Zone Broadleaf Herbicide is now registered in California and New York. T-Zone use is limited in New York to one broadcast application per year and does not include Nassau and Suffolk counties. Introduced in 2009, it is now registered in all continental states and Hawaii.

Phoenix Environmental Care Expands Team

Phoenix Environmental Care has hired Sherry Hutcheson as director of regulatory affairs. She brings more than 15 years of product registration and regulatory experience to the company.

In her position, Hutcheson will handle Phoenix’s product registrations with the EPA and state EPA authorities. She will also develop regulatory strategies and provide guidance for the company, and assure that the company is in compliance with regulatory standards as set by the EPA. She will act as the primary company liaison with the EPA.