Roger Plana, the new business development partner of Primary BioAg Innovations and Global BioAg Linkages, is a skilled professional with over 13 years’ experience in agribusiness and agri-input distribution in local as well as International markets. He specializes in operational marketing, technical market insight, product portfolio/lifecycle management and business planning, and is known for his target focused approach resulting in a proven impact on the growth and profitability of the company. He also has hands on experience in fertilizers and biostimulants as well as expertise in establishing new business models and recognized marketing strategies. This suits PBI and GBAL needs completely.
Roger has led National as well as International marketing teams for different organisations, including COMPO EXPERT Spain S.L. and Trelleborg Wheel Systems España S. He is an Agronomist with an MBA in Agribusiness from UPC, Barcelona and an Executive master’s in marketing from EADA Barcelona. He is avid learner and has many degrees to his credit. His research capabilities will be critical for GBAL.
Roger and GBAL came together due to Rogers’ competitive attitude with solid recommendations in the companies and in continuous learning enables him to add out of the box thinking in (re)shaping market approach and sales accomplishments. He has intrapreneurial spirit and is highly adaptable which allows him to establish the product well in new markets. Roger has demonstrated experience of working with large teams across different cultures. He’s highly skilled at consistent expansion of market share and at developing and implementing the marketing mix for country unit & cluster.
I joined GBAL & PBI because I was at the cross roads in my career to get true job satisfaction, and I love the passion and determination for farmer centricity and entrepreneurial business model of GBAL & PBI, due to these synergies, as I want to enjoy open communication, flexibility and collaboration within a team for achieving personal growth targets. I am highly motivated to find and implement go to market opportunities for GBAL clients to secure their leadership, profitability and brand reputation in EMEA, stated Roger Plana.
“With Roger as partner of PBI and GBAL brings extraordinary Agronomic and Marketing and Team leadership to the table. In order to increase market share, strong and strategic marketing approach is necessary. With Roger onboard PBI Business will be established soon in EMEA and GBAL clients will have enhanced services to help their businesses. Our EMEA team with Garth Drury, Benoit Gossaert, Francois Levesque and now with Roger Plana, we have very strong team in EMEA” said Roger Tripathi Founder and CEO of GBAL and PBI.