Richard Rose

Richard Rose

Anpario, the UK manufacturer and distributor of natural feed additives announced at its recent AGM that Richard Rose will relinquish his non-executive chairman role from September 1st 2017, after 11 years. He will be succeeded by non-executive director Peter Lawrence, with a new non-executive director to be appointed to the company board shortly.

Mr Rose told shareholders that the Nottinghamshire-based business has achieved strong sales growth in the year to date, “directly attributable to strategic initiatives implemented in 2016 that provided confidence to accelerate the investment in recruitment of sales and technical personnel”.

 Peter Lawrence

Peter Lawrence

Anpario reported a pre-tax profit of £2.7 million on revenues of £24.3m from the full year ended December 31st 2016, compared to £3.6m and £23.3m in 2015. The year saw Richard Edwards replace David Bullen as chief executive in July 2016.