Veramaris, a biotech specializing in marine algal oil high in omega 3, has appointed a new head of business development to manage the launch of Veramaris Pets to the pet food industry.
Jeff Alix takes on the role. He worked at DSM for 18 years, where his most recent role was global marketing manager, pet nutrition, at DSM. However, his pet industry R&D, sales, and marketing career spans 37 years.
DSM, together with Evonik, founded Veramaris in December 2018.
The company notes that is algal oil has been well received by the aquaculture industry, with it now set to enter the pet food space.