Chief Executive Officer

Lane is leaving Ornua after more than eight years as chief executive.

Ornua CEO to step down in mid-2018

By Jim Cornall

Ornua, the largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has announced its chief executive, Kevin Lane, is to step down in mid-2018, after eight-and-a-half years in the position.

September appointments in dairy

September appointments in dairy

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It has been a busy month with announcements at many companies and organizations in September, with perhaps the biggest being a change at the top of Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina.

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Kerry Group selects new CEO

By Emma Jane Cash

The board of the Irish food and ingredient manufacturer has chosen Edmond Scanlon, the current chief executive of the group’s Asia-Pacific operations, to become the new CEO.

Neogen: Deal fits model of supplementing organic growth through acquisitions

Neogen buy targets ‘one stop shop’

By Joseph James Whitworth

Neogen Corporation has acquired the stock of Chem-Tech Ltd., a manufacturer of insecticides for the animal and food industries.

False alarm is good news, but false positive must be investigated

False alarm is good news, but false positive must be investigated

By RJ Whitehead

The news that there was no botulism risk from Fonterra’s batches of whey will come as a huge relief to the company and consumers around world, according to New Zealand Food & Grocery Council chief executive and FoodNavigator-Asia commentator Katherine...

Merging ingredients

Merging ingredients

Ingredients company RFI Ingredients, a supplier of natural
ingredients for the food and functional food industries, has signed
a merger agreement, effective from 1 November, with US nutritional
blends company Nat-Trop. The move looks...