BioMar strengthens product development in Central America

April 7 2017

John Tinsley will become Technical Director and head of product development for BioMar in Central America from June 1st.

 "We are very pleased to announce that John Tinsley, who has since 2012 been working for BioMar R&D with base in Scotland, will now join our team in Costa Rica. John’s new role will be to drive the development of innovative feed solutions for tropical fish and shrimp in close partnership with our customers”, says Jorge Vargas, General Manager, BioMar Costa Rica.

 BioMar’s has rapidly taken the position as the leader in sustainable aquaculture in Central America, and Jorge Vargas wants to continue to build this position in a market with very interesting upcoming aquaculture species like cobia and red snapper and a large established production of shrimp and tilapia. 

 “John has an extensive background within aquatic health, which he can use to strengthen our product development activities for tropical fish and shrimp with a combined focus on feed performance, prevention of diseases, and sustainability.” adds Jorge Vargas.

 John Tinsley holds a PhD in microbiology from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, as well as a Master's Degree in Aquatic Pathobiology from Stirling University in Scotland. He has as part of BioMar’s team of scientists focusing on health solutions for aquaculture contributed strongly to some of the most innovative product launches from BioMar in recent years.

John Tinsley

Photo: John Tinsley