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AquaGen Scotland has appointed Keith Drynan, aged 50, as its new Managing Director, effective from May 1st, 2023. Keith Drynan brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked in the aquaculture industry in Scotland and abroad for several decades, including holding senior leadership positions in companies such as BioMar, Troutlodge and Landcatch Natural Selection.

“We have been through an extensive process to find the right leader for our business in Scotland. AquaGen is committed to supply the global market with high quality genetics in the form of fertile salmon eggs. Scotland is a key market for AquaGen, and we are thrilled to have Keith on board.” AquaGen´s CEO Europe Knut Røflo

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AquaGen Scotland has appointed Keith Drynan, aged 50, as its new Managing Director.
Knut Røflo, AquaGen CEO Europe, Photo by BERRE

In his new role, Keith will be responsible for all commercial activities of AquaGen in Scotland as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the facility, ensuring that the company continues to deliver high-quality salmon eggs with the AquaGen-genetics based on more than 50-years of breeding. With a strong commitment to aquaculture, being customer oriented in combination with a business mindset and a proven track record, Keith is well-positioned to contribute to the company achieve its long-term goals.

“Keith’s extensive industry experience will be an asset to the Scottish industry as to our company. Keith has a background in marine biology from Glasgow and Heriot Watt Universities as well as strong skills in building customer relationships and people development through coaching and team working. Thus, he will contribute to further growth and success to our business in Scotland as well as globally,” says AquaGen’s CEO Knut Røflo. – We look forward to work with Keith to achieve our shared vision of genetics being a key contributor to the future of sustainable aquaculture.

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