The division will become its own company, though details on the new entity were not disclosed.
The corn trait offers growers protection against many above-ground corn pests.
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.