Anpario appoints Ian Hamilton as non-executive director

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  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 Hamilton

Ian Hamilton

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.

“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,” said Anpario chief executive Richard Edwards  “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.”

 

 

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John Swire - Editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.