USA, 15 February 2020 – Chaseman Global is thrilled to announce the appointment of revered agronomist, Damien Lepoutre as a Non-Executive Director. Damien will be working alongside the senior leadership team to support Chaseman’s strategy and further build engagement with customers in agriculture and ag technologies.
Having started his career in remote sensing in a NASA / USDA JV in Houston in 1980 he went on to develop leading decision support tools for the French Ministry of Agriculture, develop a research center, and founded GEOSYS, a company built to better serve farmers and international agribusinesses across the globe. He would later become a VP Agtech for Land O’Lakes, a farmer’s owned coop Ag & Food firm and sit on the board for countless others.
Richard Connolly, CEO and Founder at Chaseman Global said: “I’m delighted that Damien is joining our business, further establishing ourselves as a committed partner to the agriculture industry. Damien’s expertise and industry insight will further help the strategic development of Chaseman Global and its vision of becoming the leading light for the Bio & Life Sciences industry when it comes to Talent acquisition, retention and development.”
With a passion to support agriculture development with adapted technologies, Damien now actively participates in the tech start-up ecosystem through his consulting work as he envisions what changes will support the future of agriculture. His appointment with Chaseman Global, a specialist life sciences search firm with extensive experience in the agriculture and agricultural technology markets, affirms the importance of people in this change.