BioMar appoints new Global Director of R&D

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Simon Wadsworth previously held positions at Mowi, Cermaq, and EWOS-Cargill.

In a press release, BioMar writes that from November 1st, Simon Wadsworth will take over the position as Global R&D Director, heading the global R&D organization in BioMar Group.

“I am truly happy that Simon Wadsworth has decided to join us to contribute to our commitment to the aquaculture industry. He has a very experienced R&D profile and an excellent track record within R&D management, product innovation and collaboration with customers and the business. He has a highly acknowledged profile in the aquaculture industry, and we are very much looking forward to having him on board”, said BioMar Group CEO Carlos Diaz.

Simon Wadsworth has for more than 30 years been an important contributor to the aquaculture industry within feed and farming operations at Marine Harvest (now Mowi), Cermaq, and EWOS-Cargill.

“He has solid international experience and a strong network in the industry. At the same time, he has been an important contributor to product innovations creating landmarks within nutrition and health. His is coming from a position as Global R&D Manager in Cargill, leading the aqua R&D program,” wrote Biomar.

Previously the role was held by Håvard Jørgensen, who is now Director for BioMar Norway.