New Managing Director appointed for dairy businesses of AB Agri

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AB Agri has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director to head up its dairy businesses within the UK and Ireland.

David Williams took up the new role on 20 February 2024, and brings a vast wealth of executive experience within the dairy industry, spanning the UK and wider Europe, with both the Arla group, and more recently as CEO for Omsco Ltd (Organic Herd).

AB Agri has a well-established position within the UK dairy and ruminant industry, having supported farmers for over 30 years. Over the last two years it has accelerated the development of these businesses, bringing together expertise in on-farm consultancy, data, industry knowledge, technology and nutrition.

“I am delighted to take up this new opportunity at an exciting time for the development of our businesses here in the UK and Ireland,” says Mr Williams. 

“I will continue to help drive and support the incredible hard work and successes our teams and businesses are demonstrating every day, as well as overseeing ongoing investments and developments, all geared towards providing responsible solutions for a sustainable and profitable future for farmers.”

AB Agri CEO José Nobre adds, “We are committed to help build the world’s most responsible and productive farm ecosystems, that are resilient for the future. Our recent investments mean we have a unique proposition to support farmers and the supply chain to produce more responsible, affordable nutrition.

“We are delighted to welcome David, with his wealth of experience in the dairy industry, as he strategically moves this proposition forward. We look forward to working with him at this exciting juncture.”