Anpario plc appoints group technical director
Anpario plc has appointed Dr. Wendy Wakeman to the position of group technical director.
Dr. Wakeman will lead the technical team and work in close collaboration with the marketing team to support the requirements of global sales.
Anpario's expertise is focused on intestinal and animal health, looking at how to best utilise this understanding to improve animal performance and producer profitability. Therefore, Dr. Wakeman's past knowledge from working across several disciplines with cutting edge technologies will enable her to manage Anpario's existing product range, whilst providing focus for advancing the technology of the company's feed additive product portfolio.
Dr. Wakeman has a strong experience in both feed and food industries, Anpario states. She previously worked for Kenneth Wilson (part of the Bunge group), BOCM Silcock Ltd (part of Unilever), BOCM Pauls Ltd, Roche Vitamins, Alltech Inc. and Huvepharma N.V. Most recently, she worked for Devenish Nutrition in the UK, Europe, US and other international markets.
In the aforementioned roles, Dr. Wakeman was involved in the field of raw materials, food by-products, micro nutrients, additives, formulations, new product development, milling and technology. Her main responsibilities were focused around providing technical support and development of poultry solutions. Dr. Wakeman also successfully developed strategies for use in antibiotic-free programmes for poultry, as well as promoting nutrition, health and well-being.
In addition to a degree in animal nutrition with Leeds University, Dr. Wakeman holds other qualifications including a diploma in marketing and a PhD in poultry nutrition from the University of Nottingham.