Mumbai, 29 November2023: GSP Crop Science, a leading agrochemical manufacturer group, has announced the appointment of Anibal O.Scarpa as Country head of its Brazil Operations, GSP Agroquimica Do Brasil ( a subsidiary of GSP Crop Science Pvt ltd). He will lead the B2C sales and development of the company in Brazilian market
“We are setting up office in Brazil as we plan to start catering to the consumer market in Brazil. Brazil being the largest Agro chemical market it is a very important geography to be present in. We see a great opportunity for growth. With Anibal joining us with his experience and knowledge about the industry we are very excited for our future plans, said Tirth Shah, Executive Director of GSP Crop Science Ltd on the appointment.
Anibal has over 25 years of experience in the Agro-Chem industry having worked in Atanor and Alamos previously.
Commenting on his new role, Anibal said, “Throughout my life as an agronomist engineer I have had several professional achievements, in the agrochemical sector (through product development, the regulatory area in several countries and obviously the national and international commercial sector), but perhaps this is the most important of all: introducing a company like GSP into the largest phytosanitary market in the world.”
Brazilian Agro chemical market is the largest Agro-Chem market in the world with the market size being approximately $12 Billion annual compared to around $3.5 Billion of India.
Anibal O Scarpa’s appointment for its Brazil operations aligns with GSP Crop Science’s strategic plans to set a footprint in Brazilian market. The company endeavours to focus more on export market and make a mark globally. “We have defined firm goals and long-terms work, including possible investments in this great country. I recently had the opportunity to visit the factories which increased my enthusiasm. For this it will be essential to put together a solid work group, with the main focus being the sales team, combining it with a strong administrative structure and in harmony with our colleagues from the headquarters in the country of origin.” Anibal further added.
About GSP Crop Science Ltd
GSP Crop science is India’s one of the leading agrochemical manufacturer. Company with the legacy of almost four decades, caters the agro industry with its tested formulations of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, intermediates, bio-pesticides, and seed-treatment chemicals. In 2022 GSP crop received a patent for its CTPR products Helipro and Ballot among 63 other molecules. In FY2023 its annual revenue exceeded INR 1500 crores. The company’s net worth has increased by 18.26%.It has set up a subsidiary in Brazil to expand its presence in the Latin American (Latam) market. The company, which sees a big potential in the Latam market, proposes to invest about $2-3 million in the Brazilian operations. Its products are rapidly exported to over 60 countries, covering the United States, Australia, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The GSP Team is always on the lookout for cost-effective, high-value-added products that benefit farmers.
The company’s R&D centre is accredited by the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Department of Scientific Industrial Research Technology Bhavan (DSIR), New Delhi, and has highly qualified employees who carry out R&D activities under the supervision and guidance of Ph.D. scientists.
Besides Crop Protection Products, GSP has significant presence in the Seed Treatment Chemicals.
GSP Crop’s vision for the future is to accelerate farmer prosperity while pursuing long-term sustainable growth. The company has developed key strategies and launched several initiatives to achieve this goal. The emphasis remains on the effective implementation of these strategies in order to maximize value creation. GSP upholds Environment, Health and Safety as non- negotiable values.