FBA 13: March / April 2007



Hubbard: New chief operating officer



Hubbard has appointed Mark Barnes as the new Chief Operating Officer of Hubbard LLC.


Mark joined Hubbard on Jan 2 and took up his new responsibilities with immediate effect, replacing Dr Milton Boyle.



Biomin: Enlarged management team in Asia



Biomin appointed David Saunders as regional sales & marketing director for the Asia-Pacific region with effect from Oct 1, 2006.


In addition to regional responsibilities, Saunders would directly oversee business development in the markets of China, South Korea, Japan and the South Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand



Cobb: New director of world marketing



General manager for Cobb Europe for more than three years, Brian Cosgriff, has been newly appointed to the position of director of world marketing.



Novus: Asia key account manager



Dr Suksant Chanprasert has been appointed by Novus International Inc as a regional key account manager for its Asia operations.


The range of products and services that Novus is bringing to Asia could have a positive effect on his customer's operation, he said, adding it was the right moment to be in a company like Novus.



Danisco: China technical services team



Danisco Animal Nutrition has announced the appointment of Dr Wu Guangbing as technical services manager in China.


Dr Wu's appointment will further strengthen the company's technical services team at its Guangzhou office in southern China.



Biomin IMB 52


Biomin IMB 52, a microbial feed additive based on a single strain of Enterococcus faecium DSM 3530, has gained EU registration for approved use in chickens.


According to the company.results of three growth trials provided evidence that the inclusion of Enterococcus faecium Biomin IMB 52 in complete feed improves weight gain of chickens.



Lallemand's Alkosel

Lallemand announced that Alkosel, a source of organic selenium based on a specific yeast strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397, has received favourable opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for use in all animal species.




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