Biological silage additive and biological waste treatment manufacturer Microferm has promoted David Shorthouse to the post of operations director. The company says that Mr Shorthouse’s appointment will strengthen its production, buying and distribution functions.

Mr Shorthouse, who is based at Microferm’s Malvern site, joined the business in January this year from the Denis Brinicombe Group, where he had worked for 20 years. Before this, he worked for feed manufacturer ABN in a variety of roles.

“We are seeing an increase in demand for our range of products and services and David will enable the company to move forward,” comments managing director John Smith.