("Anpario" or the "Company")
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."
The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies:
John ("Ian") Hamilton (aged 57) holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:
Horizon Proteins Limited
HP Technology Limited
Ovatech limited (China)
WAVE AG TECH PTY Limited (Australia)
Vytelle LLC (US)
Vytelle Holdings LLC (US)
Dairy Daughters Limited 1
World Wide Sires Limited 2
Accelerated Genetics Limited 3
Five Star Breeders Limited 4
Select Sires Limited 5
Cogent Breeding Limited
Zantra Limited Ltd
Aurora Orkney Limited
Golf Galleries Limited
Roslin Technologies Limited
Grosvenor garden Centre Limited
OWS Agri Limited
The Adwill Partnership Limited 6
GrowSafe Systems Limited (Canada)
1 Dairy Daughters Limited was dissolved via voluntary strike-off 7 February 2017
2 World Wide Sires Limited was dissolved via voluntary strike-off 30 August 2016
3 Accelerated Genetics Limited was dissolved via voluntary strike-off 7 February 2017
4 Five Star Breeders Limited was dissolved via voluntary strike-off 30 August 2016
5 Select Sires Limited was dissolved via voluntary strike-off 30 August 2016
6 The Adwill Partnership Limited was dissolved via compulsory liquidation on 26 September 2020
There is no further information required to be disclosed under Rule 17 or Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Richard Edwards, CEO
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Karen Prior, Group Finance Director
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