Jeff Tweedy, newly-appointed chief executive of Plant Health Care, talks to John Hughman about his plans to lead the company to its next phase of growth, the scale of the market opportunity, and why the company’s products have a key role to play in improving agriculture
00:50 You’ve been at the company for a while, tell us a bit about your background and how you came to join PHC?
02:01 You’ve been instrumental in driving recent success of PHC, including building the PREtec & Vaccines for Plants & product pipeline? Where next for the company?
03:40 PHC recently signed an agreement that should help you scale up production to meet that demand- talk us through the deal and its significance?
04:30 Explain how PHC’s products can help alleviate some of the pressures and problems we’re seeing in agriculture, such as fertiliser shortages and high pricing and climate concerns?
06:38 Outline the size of the market opportunity and the areas that PHC is targeting to drive further growth?
08:02 Explain the importance of research and development to the company and outline plans for further product launches?
10:08 Talks us through the efficiency of the business model, and how this is helping the company progress towards breakeven?