Having worked across freshwater and marine finfish production, animal health and genetics for over 15 years, Ace Aquatec* notes that Perry brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for the aquaculture sector to his new role.
His prvious role was at Benchmark Holdings Ltd, where he was sales and technical manager and most recently worked on developing the company’s genetics business in North America, supporting both land-based and net pen salmon farmers across the region.
Ace says that his experience of developing new aquaculture facilities and recruiting effective production and research teams aligns closely with their innovative approach, as they develop and expand their range of high-welfare technology products for the industry.
Speaking about his appointment, Perry said in a press release: “This is a great opportunity to combine my clinical knowledge and practical experience with a purpose-driven, innovative mission to provide intelligent, ethical aquaculture products to customers. I’m excited to build on the excellent work already being done by Ace Aquatec to bring their market leading technology to clients across the globe, enabling our partners to achieve the highest welfare practices throughout the production cycle, while optimising growth and efficiency for future success”.
Tara McGregor-Woodhams, chief sales and marketing officer at Ace Aquatec, added: “We’re delighted to have someone of Ben’s calibre on board as we continue to scale our brand globally. With a strong background in aquaculture, he is the perfect fit for a welfare-focused and passionate brand like Ace Aquatec. As our industry enters a new era of technology transformation driven by AI, Ben's deep understanding of what drives customers' success will be invaluable in this exciting time of disruption.”
*Ace Aquatech, like Hatch, is part of Aqua-Spark's investment portfolio, but The Fish Site retains editorial independence.