The division will become its own company, though details on the new entity were not disclosed.
Manuel Zavala has more than 25 years in the agricultural business and sales of nutritional and crop protection products.
Schwehr will oversee product development and interactions with governmental agencies which regulate Nufarm products.
Dawkins and the ECPA will continue to demonstrate the crop protection industry’s commitment to sustainable and productive agriculture.
The transaction is expected to close at the end of January 2015.
Mosaic's distribution capacity in the region is expected to increase from approximately 4 million tonnes per year to 6 million tonnes.