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ForFarmers pig expert heads to Fram Farmers
By Jane Byrne
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Andrew Knowles has been appointed CEO of Suffolk-based farming cooperative Fram Farmers in the UK. He will take up the role in July 2020.
With a degree in agricultural management, Knowles has a long-standing career in agriculture, initially as a farm consultant working with arable businesses in East Anglia, before heading the technical, knowledge transfer and communication teams for AHDB Pork at a challenging time for the industry amid the Foot and Mouth outbreak, said the cooperative.
In 2015, he won the prestigious David Black Award, given to those who have made a significant and sustained contribution to the British pig industry. Since 2015, he has been pig marketing director at ForFarmers, responsible for developing and executing the company’s European pig strategy.