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AgPlenus Announces Appointment of Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan as its Incoming Chief Executive Officer

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24 February 2024, Israel: AgPlenus Ltd, a global leader in designing and developing novel sustainable crop protection products, and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd. (Nasdaq: EVGN, TASE: EVGN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan as its new Chief Executive Officer effective as of February 19, 2024.

Dr. Gelvan brings over three decades of extensive experience in leading science and technology companies within the pharmaceutical, biotech, and healthcare sectors. Dr. Gelvan has demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic vision in various companies, ranging from pre-clinical stages through product launches. His international exposure and ability to secure substantial funding further emphasize his profound skills in multicultural management.

In conjunction with Dr. Gelvan’s appointment, Dr. Brian Ember, AgPlenus’ current CEO, will transition to the role of Chief Business Officer. Brian’s contributions have been invaluable to AgPlenus’ growth, and he will continue in fostering strategic partnerships and drive business expansion.

Ofer Haviv, CEO of Evogene and chairman of AgPlenus, said, “We are happy to welcome Dan to the AgPlenus team. His extensive experience and proven track record will position him to guide AgPlenus through its next phase of growth and innovation. I would like to thank Brian for his contribution and leadership to AgPlenus and I look forward to continuing our work together in his new role as the company’s CBO”.

Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan conveyed his excitement for his new role, stating, “I am honored to join AgPlenus and lead the company in its mission to revolutionize agriculture through sustainable crop protection solutions. I look forward to collaborating with the talented team at AgPlenus to drive innovation and create value for our stakeholders.”

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