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BioMar appoints new MD in Australia

23 April 2019, at 11:13a.m.

BioMar has announced the appointment of David Whyte as managing director of their new fish feed manufacturing plant in Tasmania, which will be ready for commissioning in early 2020.

David is a marine biologist with 32 years’ experience in aquaculture production and supply companies in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. David, who is due to assume the position in July, was the first technical manager at BioMar’s UK plant in the late nineties and returns to BioMar to lead the start-up of the company’s first Australian mill.

David will be joining BioMar in July 2019
David will be joining BioMar in July 2019

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Dr Patrick Campbell, vice president of BioMar’s salmon division said: “David will bring an impressive combination of experience to our business. He possesses a deep understanding of aquaculture built up over a lifetime in the industry. His breadth of knowledge and commitment to customers makes him ideally suited to lead BioMar Australia in the next phase of its development.”

Commenting on his appointment David Whyte added: “I am excited to take this new professional challenge to build a high performing team and firmly establish BioMar in Australia and New Zealand. It’s a tremendous opportunity and a significant responsibility to meet the expectation of our customers, staff, community and shareholders “.

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