Andreas Steiner

“As a company which is 100% dedicated to the vegetable seeds business – founded and owned by farmers – HM.Clause is a leading force in the global Vegetable Seeds market.  Our focus on customers and in-depth market and product knowledge positions us well to develop and market innovative, value-adding genetics that help our grower customers increase their farm productivity – be this the small holders in developing markets or large, sophisticated vertically integrated vegetable producers in developed markets, However, we also need to ensure our genetics meet the needs of the entire value chain, including packers, processors, traders all the way to consumers.”

In his role as Vice President of the AMPA region, Andreas is responsible for the implementation of the company’s strategic plan to achieve sustained, profitable growth and industry leading customer satisfaction within the region. Andreas joined HM.CLAUSE in January 2019, with over 30 years of experience in the industry, during which he held numerous global and regional business leadership roles – initially in the crop protection business and during the last 15 years in the vegetable seeds business, mostly in North America, South America and Asia.

Andreas was born and raised in Switzerland. He graduated as an Engineer in International Agriculture from the Technical University in Basel and holds a B.Sc. in Marketing from the Swiss Institute for Business Administration.

Rémi Bastien

Chief Executive Officer

Denis Balen

Deputy CEO

Marc Rottiers

Global Chief Financial Officer

Ghis Reusken

Vice President, Global Head of Supply Chain

Andres Trillo

Vice President, Global Head of Human Resources

Sébastien Benon

Vice President, Global Head of Sales

Gilles Gay, Ph.D.

Vice President, Global Head of Research and Development

Andreas Steiner

Regional Vice President, Americas and the Pacific (AMPA)

John Schoenecker

Director of Intellectual Property AMPA

Davis, CA

Maria Jose Lillo Astudillo

Agronomist/Research Station Manager

La Bohalle, France

11 years at HM.CLAUSE

Steven Leon

Production Manager

Velez-Malaga, Spain

3 ½ years at HM.CLAUSE

Gilles Lepoutre

Director of Production EMEA

Portes-lès-Valence, France

Ananda Rangappa

Plant Pathologist, R&B Station

Bangalore, India

2 ½ years at HM.CLAUSE

Maciej Bigda

General Manager HM.CLAUSE POLSKA

Warsaw, Poland

Craig France

Determinate Tomato Product Manager

Davis, California

8 years at HM.CLAUSE

Caroline Leterrier

Portfolio Lead: Cucurbits & Large Seed

Davis, CA