Anpario, the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for health, nutrition and biosecurity is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian (John) Hamilton as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 April 2021.
Ian has an extensive track record of senior-executive and Non-Executive experience in the animal genetics and specialty feed additive industries. As a member of the founding management team of Aviagen, he played a pivotal role in building the business through organic and acquisition growth to become the world's largest poultry breeding business. Ian has supported several blue-chip investment houses targeting the Agribusiness and Agtech sector. In addition, he was a consultant to Anitox Ltd, a formaldehyde pathogen control business for raw material and animal feed hygiene applications.
Ian is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Horizon Proteins Ltd, which provides sustainable proteins for aquaculture recycled from the whiskey-making process, and Biotangents Ltd, a veterinary diagnostics business.
Peter Lawrence, Chairman, stated:
"We are delighted Ian will be joining the Board as a Non-Executive Director bringing valuable commercial experience and an extensive network across the global animal production and agri-tech industries. Ian's appointment reflects Anpario's strategy to build strong commercial relationships with key producers through our regional sales structure and enhance our organic growth with complementary acquisitions."