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BioMar JV Appoints new MD in Turkey

The BioMar joint venture in Turkey, BioMar-Sagun has chosen a Managing Director to head the business. Yasemin İşsever who has held a senior management role at Abalıoǧlu, is a well-respected profile in the Turkish aquaculture industry with a strong track record leading businesses within farming, processing, and feed manufacturing. She accepted to take on the challenge of heading up the company, filling the vacancy left by Bora Aydemir.

Yasemin İşsever will start her new role next week and take over the position as Managing Director from Bora Aydemir who has been employed in the position since the establishment of the company. Yasemin İşsever has been working for Abalıoǧlu since 2004, where for the last 10 years she headed their aquaculture business managing both the fish farming and feed production areas.

“I am very happy that Yasemin has accepted this challenge. We have an ambitious strategy for our joint venture together with Sagun Group, and we believe Yasemin will be highly valuable for the company going forward. Despite the challenges the Turkish market has experienced in the last years, our BioMar-Sagun JV has been showing promising results. We firmly believe that Yasemin together with our strong local team, will successfully continue the work on realising our ambitions in Turkey”, stated Ole Christensen, VP EMEA Division, BioMar Group.


About BioMar:

BioMar are innovators in high performance aquaculture feed dedicated to doing our part in creating a healthy and sustainable global aquaculture industry. Currently, BioMar operates 16 feed factories. across the globe in Norway, Chile, Denmark, Scotland, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Australia. Worldwide, we supply feed to around 80 countries and for more than 45 different species. BioMar is wholly owned by the Danish industrial group Schouw & Co, which is listed on the NASDAQ, Copenhagen.