Mowi Scotland has just confirmed the appointment of Meritxell Diez-Padrisa as Production Director, starting February.
Meritxell Diez-Padrisa will be replacing outgoing director Gideon Pringle. Diez-Padrisa was found internally in the company which she has been with since 2011, with a break in 2015-2016 working for rival Cookes’ Grupo Culmarex, and has since 2017 been Head of Fish Health.
“Meritxell will lead a strong and refreshed farming team, and will enhance our production capabilities by leveraging her vast fish health and welfare experience,” says Ben Hadfield, Chief Operating Officer Farming Scotland & Ireland in a pressrelease.
Meritxell Diez-Padrisa is excited about her new role in Mowi Scotland.
“I am looking forward to bringing my expertise and focus to this role, to better improve our farming results,” says Diez-Padrisa in the pressrelease.
Diez-Padrisa has a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (Licenciado en Veterinaria) from the University of Barcelona (2008) and Masters in Aquatic Veterinary Studies from the University of Stirling (2009).