Dr. Karl-Peter Schlichting, Managing Director
Karl-Peter has dedicated his career to agribusiness and now serves Kincannon & Reed’s European clients through senior management recruitment in the crop inputs sectors.
Karl-Peter’s career began with Hoechst AG in Frankfurt and progressed through increasingly senior positions in the Hoechst/Schering/Aventis mergers to become Regional Director, Asia Pacific, responsible for crop protection, environmental health, seed, and biotechnology businesses, acting as Country Head for Japan and managing 15 Asian countries with more than 3,000 employees.
Upon leaving Aventis CropScience, he served as CEO of CropDesign, an agricultural biotechnology company based in Ghent, Belgium, where he reshaped the business strategy, raised substantial new capital, and completed a value-creating sale of the company to an industry leader.
Karl-Peter received his PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Kiel and has continued his senior executive management training at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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