Gadstrup, Denmark, January 8, 2008 - Fortitech Europe ApS, part of the global network of manufacturing and distribution companies of Fortitech, Inc., a world leader in the development of custom nutrient premixes, announces the appointment of Martin Austin as managing director/general manager. Austin will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Fortitech Europe's operations, including manufacturing, technical, purchasing, finance and sales; from the company's state-of-the-art 60,000 sq. ft. facility in Gadstrup, Denmark.
"We are delighted to welcome Martin Austin to Fortitech,” said Walter Borisenok, president of Fortitech. "His extensive experience in managing international operations and distribution networks and solid track record for developing new markets will greatly enhance our efforts to serve our customers and expand the business. He is a very talented individual and we look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow.”
With more than 15 years of experience, working with Firmenich UK Ltd, a division of the 1.5 billion global flavor and fragrance company, Austin was personally responsible for leading and developing the UK division, enabling it to satisfy external client expectations, while satisfying legal and corporate duties. He is a driven manager with proven leadership skills and a well-rounded holistic view of business. Prior to his role with Firmenich, Austin served as the development and marketing director for Beatrice Swift Limited and in various management and technical roles with Masterfoods.
Austin is a member of the Institute of Directors, has a BSc Hons Degree (2:1) in Food Technology from the University of Reading, is a Chartered Scientist and a Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology.
About Fortitech Europe ApS
Fortitech Europe ApS is part of the global network of manufacturing and distribution companies of Fortitech, Inc., the world leader in the development of custom nutrient premixes for the food, drink and pharmaceutical industries. Located in Gadstrup, Denmark, the company is exclusively dedicated to the manufacture of nutrient premixes. Fortitech Europe is ISO 9001:2000 certified and meets kosher and Halal requirements. The company also meets HACCP and allergen monitoring program standards. For more information, visit fortitech.com - featuring FortiSource® - the ultimate fortification destination. Not just premixes...Strategic Nutrition.