Animal nutrition firm, Biomin, has appointed Franz Waxenecker as managing director.
Having obtained a master’s degree in agricultural sciences at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, with research focused on nutrition of monogastric animals, he joined Biomin in 1997 as a specialist in swine nutrition and premix formulation.
He was subsequently appointed chief nutritionist at Biomin in 2000 and he became its director of natural growth promoters in 2003.
Waxenecker implemented the company's first Center of Applied Animal Nutrition (CAN) in 2004 with state-of-the-art equipment for feeding trials, and oversaw the introduction of Biomin CAN facilities worldwide. Most recently, prior to his appointment as managing director, he led the development department at the company.