The UK-based aquaculture well being and providers agency Benchmark Holdings has appointed a brand new head of digital applied sciences for its genetics division, it introduced.
Promoted from throughout the agency, Bara Gunnlaugsdottir has been with Benchmark since 2004, when she joined the agency’s Icelandic subsidiary StofnFiskur. Since 2018, Gunnlaugsdottir has been heading the genetics division’s strategic enterprise programs division.
“I’m very excited to have been given the duty of bringing Benchmark Genetics additional into the digital age,” Gunnlaugsdottir stated on her appointment.
“We’re engaged on a number of nice initiatives that may vastly enhance our data administration construction and provides us real-time insights into our operational actions by combining our inhouse growth with IoT [Internet of Things] tools and enterprise intelligence instruments.”
“Our most superior prospects are already using applied sciences corresponding to blockchain and AI, and I’m satisfied that these applied sciences will play an necessary position in aquatic breeding trying ahead,” she added.
On the brand new place, Jan-Emil Johannessen, head of Benchmark Genetics, stated: “Innovation is within the coronary heart of what we do. To be on the forefront on this space, we have to have digital programs that help and rework our enterprise towards the longer term. I imagine that Bara Gunnlaugsdottir is the proper individual for this position.”