Wiekus Pretorius has joined Borregaard LignoTech as Technical Sales Manager Feed Additives Africa.

Pretorius is based at LignoTech South Africa's office in Umkomaas, South Africa, and will be responsible for the sales of Borregaard LignoTech's feed additives in Sub-Saharan Africa markets.

This addition to Borregaard LignoTech’s feed additives team is a result of the company’s growth ambitions in Africa, especially for its pelleting aids LignoBond DD and PellTech.

Pretorius has been involved in the agriculture and animal feed sector for around 12 years. His last position was as technical sales consultant for a German premix company, where he conducted farm field trials and helped establish a new market in South Africa.


Dirk Hackstette has joined Borregaard LignoTech's Feed Additives team as Sales Manager for Germany and German-speaking countries.

Dirk Hackstette started to work with Borregaard Germany this May and reports to Sales Manager Western Europe, Mathieu Calmont.

Hackstette has more than 25 years of work experience from the feed industry, which includes running a small family feed plant and working as sales manager for feed specialty products in Germany for many years.