Appointments

Reaction: Owen Paterson's sacking

Reaction: Owen Paterson's sacking
29-01-2010 06:09 AM | Appointments, Pigs, News
New JSR internations sales director
Top UK pig genetics company JSR have reinforced their commitment to the global pig industry by appointing Paul Anderson to the role of International S...
20-01-2010 15:36 PM | Appointments, News
New development engineer for Farmex
Reading-based Farm Energy and Control specialists, Farmex, has appointed David Dobson as development engineer. David was seconded to Farmex for two...
13-01-2010 10:33 AM | Appointments, Arable, News
Jim Orson appointed as new BCPC Board member
BCPC has announced the appointment of Mr Jim Orson to its Executive Board. Mr Orson is currently Research and Technical Director of The Arable Group (...
07-01-2010 19:45 PM | Appointments, News
New Chief Executive appointed at Fullwood
Specialist milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Limited, has announced the appointment of David O’Hare as its new Chief Executive. Mr O&...
30-12-2009 13:43 PM | Appointments, News
McVeigh Parker Farming and Fencing Superstore due to open in Lancashire!
McVeigh Parker is delighted to announce the imminent opening of a new Lancashire branch. This new site is perfectly placed to serve the North of En...
05-12-2009 14:48 PM | Appointments, NFU, News
Long service award for Wyn Jenkins
Wyn Jenkins, NFU Cymru’s group secretary in Llanfair Caereinion, was presented with a long service award by David Jones, Montgomeryshire NFU Cym...
04-12-2009 14:32 PM | Appointments, Pigs, News
Ufac appoints new sales and marketing manager
Dr Donald Lawson has been promoted to UK sales and marketing manager by Newmarket-based animal feed supplement specialists Ufac (UK) Ltd. "Cha...
04-12-2009 13:59 PM | Appointments, Pigs, Poultry, News
New marketing appointment
Kim French has been appointed marketing co-ordinator by G. E. Baker (UK) Ltd, where she will be responsible for a wide range of marketing functions. T...
02-11-2009 12:58 PM | Appointments, Dairy, News
New solutions to farm staff recruitment
The challenges associated with sourcing and retaining good staff on farms throughout the UK should be reduced by the arrival of Irish based farm labou...
26-10-2009 19:18 PM | Appointments, Machinery and Spares, News
Johnsons of Cheadle expand team
Farm equipment dealer Johnsons of Cheadle has expanded its Landini tractor sales team with the appointment of David Parsons to work alongside sales an...
19-10-2009 17:23 PM | Appointments, News
Judith Donovan CBE joins the British Wool Marketing Board
Judith Donovan CBE has joined the British Wool Marketing Board as an Independent Member. Having founded her own marketing agency in 1982 she was aw...
14-10-2009 06:56 AM | Appointments, News
Meriden appoints an International Technical Support Specialist
Meriden Animal Health Limited has appointed Dr Inga Shahin as an International Technical Support Specialist. Dr Inga Shahin is a qualified Docto...
12-10-2009 15:00 PM | Appointments, News
Jadine Birchall appointed as Field sales manager for Alltech
Continuing business growth in the UK has prompted natural animal health & performance specialist Alltech to appoint Jadine Birchall as Field Sales Man...
05-10-2009 11:53 AM | Appointments, News
Kiotech International appoints Karen Prior as Group Finance Director
Kiotech, the AIM listed international supplier of natural high performance feed additives to enhance growth, health and sustainability in aquaculture ...
25-09-2009 09:50 AM | Appointments, News
Sales appointments at Tong Engineering
Two new sales appointments have been made by leading potato machinery manufacturers Tong Engineering — with Nick Woodcock joining the firm as UK sales...
07-09-2009 08:50 AM | Appointments, News
Colin Gregory joins Valtra team
Valtra Tractors have announced the appointment of Colin Gregory as Area Manager for the UK Eastern Region, an area that includes East Anglia, Home and...
07-09-2009 06:52 AM | Appointments, News
New North East Chairman for CLA
Alistair Cochrane is the new Chairman of the North East Region of the CLA, one of the most influential rural posts in the private sector. A Charter...
11-08-2009 19:55 PM | Appointments, News
Professor Ian Crute appointed as new BCPC Board member
BCPC has just announced the appointment of Professor Ian Crute to its Executive Board. Currently Director of Rothamsted Research – where he has overal...
29-07-2009 07:00 AM | Appointments, News
New directors for Anglia Farmers
Three farmer members of Anglia Farmers have been appointed board directors of the agricultural purchasing group. The arrival of Richard Hirst and ...
28-07-2009 13:57 PM | Appointments
Briawood appoints new sales and marketing manager
Europe’s largest distributor of fibre cement sheeting materials, Briarwood Products, has appointed the first national sales and marketing manage...
28-07-2009 07:37 AM | Appointments, News
AHDB appoints Nick Allen as new EBLEX director
Nick Allen has been appointed as the new director of EBLEX, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) announced today. Nick will ta...
27-07-2009 15:48 PM | Appointments, News
McCain Foods appoint new marketing director
McCain Foods (GB) Ltd have announced the appointment of Helen Priestley as Marketing Director. In her previous position Priestley championed McCain Fo...
20-07-2009 13:46 PM | Appointments, Poultry, News
Promotion for Leasea Butler and Wout van Wolfswinkel within Cobb Europe
Two new appointments have been made by Cobb Europe with Leasea Butler becoming technical service manager and Wout van Wolfswinkel taking on the parent...
14-07-2009 17:27 PM | Appointments, News
New secretary General for AMTRA
The Animal Medicines Training Regulatory Authority (AMTRA) has today announced the appointment of Stephen Dawson as its new Secretary General from Sep...
LSM provides perfect baling solution to Kelshall Plastics
Royston based firm Kelshall Plastics recently took delivery of its new Kerrush WRH600H Baler from Irish manufacturer LSM Engineering. With the busiest...
30-06-2009 20:31 PM | Appointments, Arable, News
New director of Potato council
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) announces the appointment of Sandra Ziles as the new Director of the Potato Council. Sand...
26-06-2009 10:13 AM | Appointments, Poultry, News
New regional chick sales manager
Richard Jones has been appointed the new regional sales and technical manager for Tom Barron Independent Hatcheries in Wales, West Midlands and part o...
23-06-2009 09:11 AM | Appointments, News
Lord Rooker elected RABDF president
Lord Rooker was elected president of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers at its annual meeting in London. He succeeds Baroness Hazel Byford...
08-06-2009 19:59 PM | Appointments, Poultry, News
Bernard Matthews farms appoints new UK Managing Director
Bernard Matthews Farms has appointed a new UK Managing Director, Jeff Halliwell. With a career spanning more than 30 years in the food and fmcg in...
05-06-2009 17:21 PM | Appointments, Poultry, News
Roy Mutimer new general manager for Cobb Europe
Roy Mutimer has been appointed general manager for Cobb Europe after 14 years in quality control and animal welfare responsibilities within Cobb. F...
22-05-2009 08:45 AM | Appointments, Pigs, News
Cut production costs through disease control says new president of Pig Veterinary Society
New president of Britain’s influential Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) is Peter Bown of the George Veterinary Group, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Nigel ...
New President for British Poultry Veterinary Association
At the Spring Meeting of the British Veterinary Poultry Association in Harrogate, Claire Knott was elected President for the term 2009-2011. Clair...
15-04-2009 14:12 PM | Appointments, News, CLA
William McCarter joins CLA Insurance Services
CLA Insurance Services is delighted to announce the appointment of an insurance specialist dedicated to the North, William McCarter. William takes ...
07-04-2009 09:20 AM | Appointments, News
New chairman for Dairy Council
Sandy Wilkie, Sales and Marketing Director at Robert Wiseman Dairies, has been appointed chairman of the Dairy Council. Mr Wilkie is a highly-respe...
31-03-2009 10:26 AM | Appointments, Dairy, News
New procurement manager appointed by Shropshire based milking equipment manufacturer
Specialist milking equipment manufacturer Fullwood Limited has announced the appointment of a new procurement manager at its production site in Ellesm...
21-03-2009 14:55 PM | Appointments, News
Australia - New Head for pork operation
Pork CRC has appointed Dr Rob Wilson as its new manager of commercialisation and adoption. Dr Wilson will work to maximise the opportunities and...
10-03-2009 19:12 PM | Appointments, News
New Head of News appointed at Defra
Mark Popescu, former Editor of Daytime News at the BBC, is joining the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) as Head of News at t...
09-03-2009 19:46 PM | Appointments, News
New Knowledge Transfer manager for BPEX
A NEW Knowledge Transfer manager has just been appointed by BPEX to cover the Eastern region. Colin Stone has spent most of his working life at the...
09-03-2009 15:23 PM | Appointments, Poultry, News
New area sales manager
Dr Stephan Hagen has been appointed area sales manager for Lohmann Animal Health’s vaccines division in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He wil...
25-02-2009 19:17 PM | Appointments, News
Sir Harry Studholme appointed head of South West RDA
The CLA has extended its congratulations to prominent CLA member, Sir Harry Studholme, who has been appointed chairman of the South West Regional Deve...
24-02-2009 19:41 PM | Appointments, News
United Oilseeds strengthens its Scottish support team
United Oilseeds has strengthened it local support team by appointing a new area manager in Scotland. Andrew Milne, who lives in the Scottish Borde...
24-02-2009 19:38 PM | Appointments, News
New Director of Events at RASE
Dr Robert Merrall has been appointed to the new post of Director of Events at the Royal Agricultural Society of England. The new Directorate gives...
23-02-2009 11:07 AM | Appointments, NFU, News
BPOA choose NFU Horticulture board member as new Chairman
The British Protected Ornamental Association has chosen an NFU horticulture board member as its new chairman. Sarah Fairhurst is the first woman to...
20-02-2009 13:22 PM | Appointments, Pigs, News
Big Dutchman appoint Marc Broadbent new Managing Director
The Big Dutchman Group announces the appointment of Marc Broadbent as Managing Director for Big Dutchman Agriculture (Thailand) Ltd. effective 1 March...
20-02-2009 12:06 PM | Appointments, Poultry, News
New head of corporate communications
Dr Roland Börner has been appointed head of corporate communications for animal health company, Lohmann Animal Health. Based at the company’s...
17-02-2009 15:27 PM | Appointments, Education, News
Appointment of new Principal at Harper Adams
The Board of Governors of Harper Adams University College has announced that Dr David Llewellyn will succeed Professor Wynne Jones, OBE, as Principal ...
13-02-2009 16:47 PM | Appointments, News
Two new regional sales specialists appointed by Wynnstay
The Wynnstay Group has announced the appointment of two new members of staff to its agricultural sales team in south Wales and Staffordshire. Phil...
12-02-2009 17:40 PM | Appointments, Pigs, News
New board members at BPEX
Two new members have been appointed to the board of BPEX Ltd, the pig industry strategy body. For one, Bob Howe, it is a welcome return as he was a...
03-02-2009 21:49 PM | Appointments, News
Slaidburn hill farmer becomes NFU Clitheroe Chairman
Tom Robinson of Catlow Farm in Slaidburn has been elected branch chairman of Clitheroe NFU. A tenant hill farmer, 60 year old Mr Robinson farms in ...
02-02-2009 23:29 PM | Appointments, NFU, News
New globetrotting Cheshire NFU Chairman to spearhead change
Jonny Hewitt of Redhouse Farm in Dunham Massey has been inaugurated as NFU Cheshire County Chairman – the youngest Cheshire chairman the organisation ...
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