THE INDUSTRY FACES Diane Morrison appointed to Marine Harvest Canada West as new Managing Director
D Diane Morrison
r Diane Morrison has been appointed Managing Director for Marine Harvest Canada, after having led their Fish Health and Food Safety Department for the past 18 years. She replaces Vincent Erenst, who is departing the company after 12 years’ dedication. “I am very passionate about our business, the health of both wild and farm-raised fish, and about the great team we have at Marine Harvest Canada. I am excited to share my experience and build a sustainable future together for our local communities,” says Dr Morrison. Dr Morrison has served on multiple research teams publishing on aquaculture and wild salmon in British Columbia and has also been an active participant in the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS) process managed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Nutriad hire new Regional Sales Manager for Aquaculture
utriad have announced the appointment of Mr. Goud Dhanunjaya as Regional Sales Manager Aquaculture for the Indian sub-continent (ISC). The move is part of the continuous strategic expansion of Nutriad into the rapidly developing aquaculture market, aiming to have experienced local staff in key markets.
Mr. Goud has a Master of Fisheries Science (Aquaculture) from the College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri, India and 15 years of hands-on experience in aquaculture sales and technical support to shrimp farms, shrimp hatcheries, aqua feed manufacturers and fish growers in Asia.
Kyle Farmer joins AquaTactics
r Kyle Farmer has joined AquaTactics Fish Health, as one of their newest fish experts. In his new role, Dr Farmer provides fish health consultations and medicine for ill or injured fish in need. He has been noted for his uneneding passion for ocean conservation. Dr Farmer obtained a undergraduate degree in marine Biology at the University of North Carolina, before progressing to get his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University.
““I am thrilled to enter this field with such an exceptionally talented group of professionals at AquaTactics Fish Health,” Farmer says. “This company has been providing unparalleled service to the aquaculture and fish culture community for nearly a decade through health consultation, products and research. I could not ask for better individuals to work with. AquaTactics has an intimate understanding of the profession and the growth that is projected.”
Peter and Frances Bender titled 2018 Australian Farmers of the Year
eter and Frances Bender, founders of Huon Aquaculture Company, have been internationally recognised with their latest award. The Kondinin Group and ABC Rural gave the couple the title of 2018 Australian Farmers of the Year. Huon International produce premium quality salmonid products, and their company now boasts over 600 staff and a $318 million turnaround.
Peter and Frances Bender
“It was a real leap of faith getting into fish farming and a huge financial challenge, but I think it was because of that beginning, our previous farming knowledge and the values that Frances and I have, that has led us to the successful position we are in now”, says Peter Bender.
Thomas Pierrot joins the MiXscience Aquaculture Division
homas Pierrot’s 25 years of experience in aquaculture has been welcomed in his new role as Aquaculture Business Director for MiXscience. Based in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, he will be in charge to develop new business opportunities and managing the existing ones all around the world, jointly with the aqua team of MiXscience.
Thomas built his strong expertise in aquaculture production and industrialisation through different experiences in Equator, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Argentina, Colombia and Australia.
64 | December 2018 - International Aquafeed