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Mark Wilson Moves on from BPEX

by 5m Editor
22 June 2009, at 8:57am

UK - Mark Wilson, who created the Knowledge Transfer team at BPEX, is making a career move to a leading meat company.

As Mark Wilson moves on to a new job in the pig industry, BPEX Chairman, Stewart Houston, has paid tribute to the huge amount of work Mark has done.

Mr Wilson joined BPEX as Director of Pig Industry Development and set about creating the Knowledge Transfer team, which is now firmly established.

Mr Houston said: "Mark has had a huge impact on the industry through his hard work setting up the KT team and through the team's work with pig producers throughout the country.

"Mark has also been instrumental in refocusing BPEX activity into projects and research which have had a real impact on individual businesses in the areas of meat quality, environment and competitiveness.

"He was also the driving force behind the PCV2 research project, which has now really proved its worth."

BPEX Director, Mick Sloyan, said: "Mark has worked tirelessly for the pig industry which owes him a debt of gratitude for all he has achieved in the time he has been with BPEX.

"His work brought real benefits to the industry and covered everything from farrowing to meat quality."

Mark Wilson is moving on to become Agricultural Director of VION.