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 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.”