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Algal oil producer strengthens global team

4 March 2019, at 9:39am

Six seasoned professionals have recently joined Dutch-based firm Veramaris to accelerate the launch of its natural marine algal oil.

The algal oil, which is rich in the essential omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA is being developed primarily for aquaculture feed sector – as an alternative to fish oil.

The new recruits
The new recruits

The new recruits, who are experienced in aquaculture, human nutrition and stakeholder dialogues across the value chain, are:

  • Ian Carr, Global Business Development Director
  • Lalen Dogan, Asia Pacific Business Development Director
  • Gaelle Husser, Global Business Development Director
  • Christian Martin, Global Business Development Director
  • Steven Severino, New Business Development Director
  • Jorge Torres, Latin America Business Development Director

The new team will strengthen the market position and roll-out of Veramaris’ natural marine algal oil, globally.

“I am looking forward to working with our highly committed and experienced talents on solving the global challenge of reconciling economic growth with the urgent need to conserve finite natural resources. Collaborating with partners along the value chain, we will together do our best to support the sustainability of aquaculture, to provide healthy and nutritious food for all,” says Karim Kurmaly, CEO at Veramaris.

Veramaris produces its natural marine algal oil at three sites on two continents, North America and Europe. The third and largest facility in Blair, Nebraska, is currently under construction and expected to come on stream mid-2019 to supply commercial quantities of algal oil.

Customers and interested parties will have the opportunity to meet the new Veramaris team at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2019 in Bergen, Norway, as well as at Seafood Expo North America in Boston.

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