Alltech appoints general manager for UK

Fergal McAdam will manage the UK market that is a key focus for Alltech in Europe

Alltech has appointed Fergal McAdam to general manager for the UK. McAdam has worked for Alltech for the past nine years, managing key accounts in Ireland and as sales manager for Northern Ireland.

Alric Blake, Alltech CEO, commented, “We are delighted to have Fergal leading the team here in the UK. Fergal possesses huge market knowledge and has a long track record in the agricultural arena. I have every confidence Fergal will lead our sales team in providing outstanding service to our customers across the UK and Northern Ireland.”

Coming from a strong dairy farming background, McAdam received a degree in agribusiness from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and is currently studying for a master’s at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. As general manager for the UK, McAdam will manage the UK team, liaising closely with feed compounders and farmers throughout the market. Prior to joining Alltech, McAdam worked for Lakeland Dairies, a major Irish dairy processing co-operative.

“I look forward to working with the team in delivering superior value to our customers,” said McAdam. “We have a very diligent and dedicated team, and I aim to further develop this market for the benefit of our customers.”