Biomar appoints MD for Chile

Feed giant BioMar has named Derek Kohn as its next Managing Director for Chile.

Kohn, currently Commercial & Processing Director of Australis Seafood, brings over 20 years’ experience in leadership positions within the salmon farming industry, for companies such as MultiX and Mowi as well as Australis. He takes up his new post in November.

BioMar Chile, which is part of the Salmon Division of the BioMar Group, currently provides feed solutions to a wide range of salmon farmers in Chile and is one of the largest business units within the BioMar Group.

Paddy Campbell VP Salmon Division in the BioMar Group, said: “We are thrilled Derek has decided to join us in our effort creating innovative solutions for the salmon farmers in Chile. We firmly believe that close collaboration between us, as feed solutions provider, and our customers will be a significant catalyst in bringing the next generation of sustainable salmon products to market. I am confident that Derek will be able to further develop these vital relationships, at the same time, build a strong organisation around our shared purpose and values.”

Kohn commented: “I am excited to join BioMar and have the opportunity to be part of a company that is a key player in the global aquaculture value chain, with excellent products, a strong reputation and an experienced team. I look forward to working together with the team in Chile, as well as meeting colleagues from abroad and contributing to furthering our commitment to sustainable and innovative aquaculture development.”

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