Appointments

Agricultural student awarded first Henry Sale bursary

Agricultural student awarded first Henry Sale bursary
19-11-2013 16:47 PM | Appointments, News, Poultry
MSD Animal Health appoints new poultry business manager
Rosie Booth has been promoted to UK Poultry Business Manager replacing Jonathan Perkins who is moving to take up a Global position within MSD based in...
15-11-2013 06:33 AM | Appointments, CLA, News
Henry Robinson elected CLA President
Henry Robinson, who farms 1,000 acres in Gloucestershire and previously served as the Association’s Deputy President and Vice-President, was elected a...
15-11-2013 03:22 AM | Agri Safety, Appointments, News
NFU Mutual board member joins Farm Safety Partnership
John Calver, Regional Manager at NFU Mutual, the UK's leading rural insurer has recently joined the Farm Safety Partnership board to help promote a cu...
12-11-2013 02:56 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Kuhn appoints J Riley Agri as new Norfolk dealer
J Riley Agri has been appointed as the Kuhn Farm Machinery (UK) Ltd dealership for Norfolk with immediate effect. Based at purpose-built premises ...
11-11-2013 15:05 PM | Appointments, Arable, Crops, Grassland, News
New GrowHow farm adviser for Eastern region
Mark Riches has joined GrowHow UK as the company’s field-based Farm Adviser for the Eastern region. GrowHow is the UK’s market leader offering high qu...
06-11-2013 02:21 AM | Appointments, News
Soil Association announces new chair of trustees
The UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for healthy, humane and sustainable food and farming, the Soil Association, has elected Dennis Overton...
05-11-2013 00:44 AM | Animal Health, Appointments, News
British Veterinary Association appoints new chief executive
The British Veterinary Association, the UK’s largest veterinary association, has appointed David Calpin as its new Chief Executive. Calpin joins t...
24-10-2013 10:48 AM | Appointments, News
Johnston Carmichael creates new senior role
Scottish accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has announced the appointment of Alex Martin as head of the firm’s fishing divisio...
12-10-2013 12:06 PM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Bryan Hoggarth dealership switches to McCormick
The launch of new high horsepower tractors and a preview of several new ranges to come have convinced Lancs-based dealer Bryan Hoggarth to switch bran...
10-10-2013 04:48 AM | Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Crop physiologist Dr Eric Ober joins NIAB
IAB has appointed Dr Eric Ober as a senior research scientist and crop physiologist. Dr Ober will provide specialist technical expertise in crop physi...
03-10-2013 03:46 AM | Appointments, News
New recruit for Certis
Certis UK has appointed Matthew Goodson to take on the role of Technical, Regulatory and Product Management Assistant, based at the crop protection fi...
27-09-2013 04:48 AM | Appointments, News
National Beef Association welcomes new chairman
At the fourteenth Annual General Meeting of the National Beef Association the current chairman, Hamish McBean stood down on rotation rules. He has be...
24-09-2013 14:20 PM | Appointments, Dairy, News
Keane re-elected as Dairy UK chairman
Billy Keane has been re-elected to serve for a two year period of office as Chairman of Dairy UK. In his Chairman’s Address to the Dairy UK AGM, Mr...
20-09-2013 07:13 AM | Appointments, News
Meat company appoints supermarket specialist
Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has appointed food and drink sales specialist Jennifer Carling to its team. Carling, who has more than 30 years’ exper...
18-09-2013 03:43 AM | Appointments, News
Paul Edwards appointed as James Dawson Ltd Managing Director
James Dawson & Son Ltd - the engineer of bespoke advanced silicone and organic rubber products whose key customers include Caterpillar, JCB and Cummin...
17-09-2013 17:24 PM | Appointments, News
New Business Development Manager appointed
Emma Ralph has been appointed Business Development Manager for Interagro UK Ltd, a newly created appointment for the leading adjuvant company selling ...
13-09-2013 07:12 AM | Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Agrii appoints Jim Carswell as R&D Manager
Agronomy, technology and strategic advice company Agrii has appointed a prominent industry figure to head up its R&D Team in the north of England. Jim...
04-09-2013 06:51 AM | Appointments, Finance, News
New director joins Anglia Farmers Board
A new director has been appointed to the board of agricultural purchasing group Anglia Farmers (AF). Robert Alston will bring years of corporate f...
03-09-2013 03:19 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Chief Financial Officer appointment at Fiat Industrial
Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global N.V. today announced that Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Pablo Di Si, has resigned to pursue other interests. ...
28-08-2013 07:33 AM | Appointments, News
Richard Wood appointed Innovis chairman
Richard Wood, former chief executive of Genus plc, has been appointed chairman of Innovis, the UK’s leading supplier of sheep genetics. He succeeds Ra...
20-08-2013 01:29 AM | Appointments, News, Slurry and Irrigation
Martin Shipp returns to Bunn Fertiliser
Less than a year after he left the company Martin Shipp has been brought back by Bunn Fertiliser Limited as regional sales manager in the south west. ...
16-08-2013 03:19 AM | Appointments, News
SunConnex appoints new CEO
International PV distributor SunConnex today announces Steven Pleging as newly appointed Chief Executive. Steven Pleging is well known in the PV in...
14-08-2013 10:20 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Bigger McCormick territory and new salesman for HJR Agri
A farm machinery business set up just five years ago is already expanding thanks to the standard of parts and service back-up it provides customers. ...
13-08-2013 01:59 AM | Shows and Events, Appointments, News
Farmer cooperative's CEO named Director of the Year
Richard Anscombe, Chief Executive Officer of AtlasFram Group, the UK’s foremost farmer-owned cooperative, has been named Director of The Year by the j...
13-08-2013 01:21 AM | Appointments, News
Kiotechagil makes appointments for its international team
Kiotechagil has made two recent appointments to strengthen its International team. Kiotechagil is a well-established, reputable UK company that offer...
08-08-2013 15:01 PM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
New venture for McCormick tractors in Aberdeenshire
Two independent agricultural engineers hope that taking on a new tractor franchise for the first time will give a significant boost to their businesse...
Bunn Fertiliser appoints new Crop Nutritionist
Boosting its intellectual capital for further innovations, Bunn Fertiliser Limited has today appointed Stuart Staples to a new position of UK Crop Nut...
31-07-2013 02:33 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Case IH appoints new Harvesting Sales Manager
Case IH has appointed Robin McArd as Harvesting Sales Manager for the UK and ROI. In his new role Robin has responsibility for sales of Case IH combin...
31-07-2013 01:22 AM | Appointments, Dairy, News
Dairy UK appoints Dr Judith Bryans as new CEO
The board of Dairy UK has announced today the appointment of Dr Judith Bryans as the new Chief Executive of the organisation. Dr Bryans is currentl...
30-07-2013 03:55 AM | Appointments, Education, News
Female principal to head-up Berkshire College of Agriculture
The Board of Berkshire College of Agriculture has appointed Gillian May as its Principal and Chief Executive with effect from 1st September 2013. M...
23-07-2013 01:28 AM | Appointments, Cattle, News
Alasdair Houston re-elected Charolais chairman
Ralph Needham has been elected Charolais society president. A former chairman who joined the British Charolais Cattle Society in 1968 farms a mixed fa...
20-07-2013 03:15 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Teenager lands dream role at JCB
A teenager whose childhood nickname was ‘Digger’ has landed his dream role – as an apprentice at JCB. He has joined the company this week as part of a...
19-07-2013 10:17 AM | Appointments, News, Pigs
Quality Equipment makes new appointments
Quality Equipment has strengthened its sales and marketing departments with two new appointments, Bill Diaper and Henry Stark. Bill Diaper, who sta...
16-07-2013 02:22 AM | Appointments, News
BVA Scotland and Wales elect new Presidents
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) Branches in Scotland and Wales have elected Ronnie Soutar and Rob Davies as their new Presidents. As part...
12-07-2013 10:55 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
New McCormick dealer for south Midlands
An enthusiastic new team at Rollason Engineering, a farm and garden machinery retailer that also undertakes service and repairs, is getting behind the...
10-07-2013 12:52 PM | Appointments, News
Eurofins appoints agricultural analysis expert
Eurofins Food Testing UK, one of the leading suppliers of testing services to the farming and agriculture industries, has appointed Martin Driscoll as...
10-07-2013 01:08 AM | Appointments, News
Limagrain UK announce new appointments
Ron Granger, will take over as Arable Technical Manager from Michael Fletcher, who will retire at the end of July this year. Mr Granger who has been a...
04-07-2013 14:01 PM | Appointments, News
NFU Scotland appoints Commercial Director
NFU Scotland has announced the appointment of its new Commercial and Subscriptions Director. Former NFUS Business Development Manager, Ashley Handy, h...
02-07-2013 19:09 PM | Appointments, News, NFU, Supermarkets
Tesco appoints new agricultural director
Tesco has today announced the appointment of Tom Hind as its new Agriculture Director. Hind, who has more than 15 years of experience working for the ...
02-07-2013 18:53 PM | Appointments, News
HSBC appoints Huw Tudor as Agriculture Manager for mid-Wales
HSBC Agriculture has appointed Huw Tudor as Agriculture Manager in Mid-Wales, covering Welshpool, Owestry and the surrounding areas. Hu...
01-07-2013 12:13 PM | Appointments, News
Hydor appoints new personnel
Agricultural ventilation and heating specialist Hydor has strengthened its team with two new appointments. Simon Rawson joins as a Sales Engineer a...
14-06-2013 10:52 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
JCB announces successor to CEO Alan Blake
JCB has announced a successor to Chief Executive Officer Alan Blake who is to retire at the end of the year. Alan, 63, joined JCB in 1989 and becam...
10-06-2013 10:36 AM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
AgriArgo invests in parts support - new area manager appointed
An ambition to work for a leading tractor manufacturer has been fulfilled with the appointment of Tony Hinks as area manager for service parts at Agri...
05-06-2013 14:04 PM | Appointments, News, Poultry
Elanco appoints Phil Wright to poultry team
Elanco Animal Health has appointed Phil Wright into its poultry team where he will assume the role of Key Account Manager. "Phil’s passion for agr...
05-06-2013 13:41 PM | Appointments, News
New International Sales Manager joins Fullwood
UK based milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Limited, has announced the appointment of Justin Thompson as the company’s new international sales m...
05-06-2013 11:50 AM | Appointments, News
Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks appoint new head of agribusiness
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have appointed a new Head of Agribusiness to work with farming customers across the UK. David Hannon, who has more t...
29-05-2013 13:54 PM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Yorkshire compact specialist adds McCormick X10 tractors
Big power farm tractors tend to catch the limelight yet their little counterparts with modest power but great manoeuvrability play an important role i...
24-05-2013 10:34 AM | Appointments, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
British Society of Plant Breeders elects new chairman
Dr Richard Summers, cereal breeding and research lead at RAGT Seeds, has been elected chairman of the British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) for a p...
24-05-2013 08:56 AM | Appointments, News
New director of technology and innovation at Hutchinsons
Hutchinsons has announced the appointment of Jeremy Macklin as Director of Technology and Innovation. He will join the company on 3rd June and will be...
21-05-2013 14:45 PM | Appointments, News
Food Standards Agency announces board appointments
The Food Standards Agency has announced the appointment of Roland Salmon to its Board and as Chair of the Welsh Food Advisory Committee; the reappoint...
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