Aqua Bounty appoints international sales veteran for Pacific Rim expansion
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Aqua Bounty appoints international sales veteran for
Aqua Bounty Technologies, Inc., a Waltham, Massachusetts, USA-based biotechnology company that d
McGuire, a veteran sales manager with more than a decade of experience in
McGuire, a multilingual executive with substantial experience in international market development, has focused on delivering client-centered solutions during more than a dozen years in the shrimp feed and technology sector. As sales manager for a major U.S-based aqua feeds producer, he managed a 15-nation distribution network in southeast Asia, emphasizing productivity improvement at the farm level.
McGuire was a pioneer in the introduction of probiotics to Asian and Latin shrimp markets in the 1990s, and has emphasized new product introductions throughout his career.
A native of the
“Gerry McGuire combines an unusually sophisticated insight into global markets with a down-to-earth ability to translate innovative science into farm management routines,” said Henry Clifford, the Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Aqua Bounty.
“His language and communications skills have been honed on the difficult job of introducing science-based products to practical farmers, often in quite isolated parts of the world. He can immerse himself, not only in the farmer’s culture, but especially in the farmer’s point of view. We’re delighted he has agreed to join the Aqua Bounty team.”
“Aqua Bounty’s concentration on aquaculture, together with its commitment to cutting edge science, present unique opportunities in a globalizing market,” McGuire said. “The key is to get the infrastructure right, not just to sell products but to deliver detailed technical support, consistently and anywhere in the world. I’m looking forward to taking on that job in
Gerry McGuire may be contacted at: email@example.com
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