New board member for Bpex

Bpex has appointed Tulip agricultural director Andrew Saunders as a new board member following the retirement of John Hughes.

Saunders said: “I am very pleased to be appointed to the board of Bpex. I look forward to contributing in whatever way I can, using the experience I have gained from my involvement across the whole pig supply chain.

“We face challenging but opportunistic times in the pig industry. It is essential the English pig industry works closely together to maximise the returns for producers and processors via the many channels that use our high-quality pig meat.”

Bpex chairman Stewart Houston said: “Bpex is very lucky to have attracted somebody with Andrew’s skill and experience and we are looking forward to working with him.”

As agricultural director for Tulip, Saunders oversees BQP, the company’s pig production business, covering 250 farms predominantly in East Anglia.

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