Lawrence Yu

President (Asia Pacific), AMVAC Singapore Pte Ltd

Lawrence Yu is President of AMVAC’s Asia Pacific business and is leading the introduction of AMVAC’s SIMPAS closed-delivery system in Asia Pacific. In his 40-year professional career, he has contributed to the success of many firms in the crop protection industry, including Uniroyal, Roussel Uclaf, Hoechst, AgrEvo, Bayer CropScience and Sumitomo Chemical. He has been Regional Head for the Health and Crop Sciences Sector of Sumitomo Chemical in Singapore, where he successfully pioneered business expansion in China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia. Prior to that, he was the President of Bayer CropScience in Japan. He has also been active in the industry trade association CropLife Asia, as well as the Committee Chairman for Anti-Counterfeits.