Optivite has made five new appointments to its sales, technical service and customer service teams.

Simon Knowles has been appointed as national sales manager, responsible for the sales and marketing of the Optivite range of feed additives and biosecurity products. Mike Duxbury has been appointed national business manager for pig and poultry home mix, and will be responsible for developing business within the home mix market. Ellie Harrison has joined the company as an assistant nutritionist, giving customer support in areas including product and feed formulation services. Jackie Hill, the new export registration coordinator, will monitor regulatory submissions and renewals and coordinate documentation and assemble registration and renewal dossiers. Finally, Diane Howard has been appointed organic sales manager at Vitrition, Optivite’s organic feed business, where she will be promoting animal feed within the organic sector.