Anpario has appointed Dr. Wendy Wakeman to the position of Group Technical Director. She will lead the technical team and work in close collaboration with the marketing team to support the requirements of global sales.
Anpario’s expertise is focused on intestinal and animal health, looking at how to best utilize this understanding to improve animal performance and producer profitability. Thus, Dr. Wakeman’s previous knowledge from working across many disciplines with cutting-edge technologies will stand her in great stead to manage the existing product range, while providing focus for advancing the technology of Anpario’s feed additive product portfolio.
Dr. Wakeman has strong experience in the feed and food industries. Previous companies she has worked for include Kenneth Wilson (part of the Bunge group), BOCM Silcock Ltd (part of Unilever), BOCM Pauls Ltd, Roche Vitamins, Alltech Inc., Huvepharma N.V. Most recently Dr. Wakeman worked for Devenish Nutrition in the United Kingdom, Europe, U.S. and other international markets.
In past roles, Dr. Wakeman specialized in raw materials, food by-products, micro nutrients, additives, formulations, new product development, milling and technology. Her main responsibilities were concentrated around providing technical support and development of poultry solutions. Dr. Wakeman has successfully promoted and developed strategies for use in antibiotic-free programs for poultry, promoting nutrition, health and well-being.
Her career started at Leeds University with a degree in Animal Nutrition but throughout her career, Dr. Wakeman has added other qualifications including a Diploma in Marketing and a PhD in Poultry Nutrition from the University of Nottingham.
Dr. Wakeman’s wealth of experience and impressive educational background will strengthen the technical team and drive the technical backing and commercial growth for Anpario on a global scale.