Holstein UK, the representative body for Holstein cattle in the UK, is thrilled to welcome Emma Hanlon to its team as Head of Commercial.
As an exciting new position within the company, the appointment of Emma provides Holstein UK with the opportunity to address new commercial strategies and areas of growth. Holstein UK is Europe’s largest independent dairy breed society; the business is continually innovating when it comes to animal data, breed genetics, health and performance and supports a large proportion of the UK’s commercial Holstein population. Holstein UK works closely with industry partners such as AHDB Dairy and British AI companies to regularly review Holstein performance; this research is fed back to its members to help and support the ongoing genetic improvement of the Holstein breed.
Emma has a strong commercial and sales background and looks forward to applying her skills to the Holstein UK business. Before joining Holstein UK, she spent three years in the animal health industry as Large Animal Territory Manager and before that she has held account management positions in the agricultural sector. Emma will work closely with Richard Jones, CEO of Holstein UK.
Emma Hanlon, Head of Commercial, says, “I am extremely excited to be joining Holstein UK and this is a fantastic career opportunity. As a new role within the company, I am eager to evolve and shape the role, and have a beneficial impact on Holstein UK. There are no limits as to where this role could go! My role will be to explore new commercial strategies, to drive growth and efficiency – all for the advantage of the Holstein breed and the wider dairy industry.”
Richard Jones, CEO Holstein UK, adds, “Emma was a highly impressive candidate for the position of Head of Commercial at Holstein UK. Her strong sales and commercial credentials, partnered with her agricultural background, made her an instant fit for Holstein UK and we’re delighted and extremely lucky to have her join our team.”