April 24, 2019
BioMar appoints managing director for feed plant in Australia
BioMar has announced the appointment of David Whyte as the managing director of their new fish feed manufacturing plant in Tasmania, Australia. The plant, currently in its construction phase will be ready for commissioning in early 2020.
Whyte is a marine biologist with 32 years' experience in aquaculture production and supply companies in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. David 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.
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 said: "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 ".
Whyte will join the company in mid-July.