Crop Science

The main focus of Crop Science and Precision Farming team at Aston Chambers lies on recruiting mission-critical executive, leadership, mid-management and specialised technical appointments for the industry. The team covers local, regional and global assignments within below market segments:

  • Crop Protection – biopesticides, beneficials, IPM and ICM solutions and agrochemicals
  • Crop Nutrition – nutrients, biostimulants, fertilizers, soil management solutions
  • Crop Genetics – industries working to enhance crop performance through breeding, genetics and plant biotechnology
  • Precision Farming – sensors and remote sensing, geomapping, precision positioning, intelligent guidance systems, VRT

We provide tailored services to our Clients including:

  • Comprehensive search projects (retained) – full market mapping of the best talent in the industry including active and passive Candidates as well as newly identified talent. Each project involves identification and thorough review of a large number of potential Candidates with meticulous attention to detail, resulting in a shortlist that exactly matches the brief and is delivered within 4-6 weeks.
  • Individual Candidate introductions – we cater to our Clients’ specific needs by introducing high-quality talent with required skill set on a contingent basis, enabling them to keep ahead of the market and secure leading professional before competition.
  • Salary benchmarking and tailored search services – our team can provide relevant and industry-specific information tailored to our Clients’ business needs.

We support our Candidates on a long-term basis:

  • Keeping Candidates up-to-date with new opportunities as they become available and only those that match Candidate’s expectations
  • Market Exploration for professionals who seek to be pro-active and wish to explore the market on an anonymous basis
  • Preparation and coaching prior to interviews or speculative meetings
  • Resume writing advice and creation of a competitive Candidate profile showcasing relevant skills and achievements
  • Support during offer negotiation and on-boarding process

Role Specialisations

Specialisation within Crop Science (some of the roles we recruit for):

  • Regional, Commercial and Strategic Leadership
  • Sales, Marketing & Business Development Management
  • Technical and Product Management
  • R&D and Regulatory Experts
  • Product Development & Innovation Professionals

Recent Assignments

  • Business Development Director, Herbicides, Global
  • Head of Regulatory Affairs, Trees & Vines, Global
  • Technical Sales Manager, Biostimulants, Asia
  • Product Registration Specialist, Crop Protection, EMEA
  • Sales Manager, Digital Farming, MENA
  • R&D Director, Seeds, LATAM
  • Pillar Development, Arable, Europe
  • Portfolio Development Manager, Crop Protection, Global
  • VP of Business Development, Global

See our Current Opportunities

Learn more

At Aston Chambers, we are ardent in the engagement of exceptional executives across the international Crop Science sphere. We track, support and build relationships with the very best talent, aligning superb professionals with the compelling appointments that our Clients choose to mandate us for globally.

Contact us to find out more about our executive search practice, the recruitment process and the full suite of opportunities we are currently working on. You can reach us on +44 (0) 113 323 0999.


Looking to expand or strengthen your executive team? Take advantage of our expertise and discuss your hiring needs with our team by submitting your enquiry.


If you are a senior professional interested in exploring career opportunities within the global Crop Science industry, please submit your resume.