Aquabella appoints new managing director –

Aquabella appoints new managing director Published:  29 November, 2007

AQUACULTURE company Aquabella has appointed Robert Smith as its managing director, initially on a six-month contract, but with a view to the position becoming permanent.

According to Food Business Review, it is anticipated that Mr Smith will be formally appointed to the board of Aquabella tomorrow.

Mr Smith has significant experience at a senior level in the food sector, particularly in building successful commercial relationships with major retailers and wholesalers. The board believes that he has the skills, energy and ambition to drive the group through the next crucial stage of development to full production and sale of New Forest Barrmundi.

Campbell Mitchell, who has steered the group through the past 18 months as interim managing director, will become a non-executive director. is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.