Stolp will head new combined AH division
Ruurd Stolp will become president of the
combined animal health unit once the pharmaceutical giants Schering-Plough and Intervet
Stolp is currently CEO at the Dutch pharmaceutical
company Intervet, based in Boxmeer, the Netherlands.
In March this
year, Schering-Plough announced it would acquire the Dutch pharmaceutical company
Organon, including its animal health division Intervet.
It was also
announced that the new division's headquarters would be based in Boxmeer, but
the unit will retain a strong position in the North American market.
is unclear yet what will be the new name for the combined animal health
Both companies are now waiting for clearance for the
acquisition by the Federal Trade Commission. It is expected this will be given
before the end of 2007.
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