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
will have been merged.
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 of Organon, including its animal health division
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
It 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
the year 2007.
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