ANGERS, France: The Bureau Horticole Régional (BHR), the leading industry body behind the Anjou-based ornamental horticulture and organiser of France’s longest horticultural trade shows, the Salon du Végétal, announced last month that Mr Philippe Wegnann has joined the organisation as the new director, effective January 6th.
Previously working at the Swiss seed and bulb company Samen Mauser, the 49-year old Wegmann brings a wealth of experience to the French horticultural business.
BHR’s mission is to support the ornamental growers from the Pays de la Loire region, which is dubbed the country’s horticultural epicentre. The BHR is also the driving force behind the annual trade show Salon du Végétal and the Open Door event www.visitesvertes.tv
The Salon du Végétal will be held at Angers’Parc des Expositions from February 18-20, 2014. www.salon-du-vegetal.com