Ed Torr, Independent Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director
Ed was appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director on 13th July 2017 following the acquisition of Ecuphar NV. On 16th February 2019, Ed was appointed Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.
Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Relevant skills and experience
Ed has significant experience of international veterinary and animal health markets, gained over a period of more than 20 years, during which time he has worked for ICI, Pitman Moore, Alfa Laval Agri and Dechra Pharmaceuticals.
He was part of the management buyout team that set up Dechra Veterinary Products in 1997 and was an executive director on the board of the Dechra entity listed on the London Stock Exchange from 2000 until 2013. During this time, he was responsible for business development and managing the European business unit, and was instrumental in setting up the US business.
Since 2014, Ed has independently advised various companies on sales and marketing structures, M&A opportunities, “in” and “out” licensing of products and investment opportunities within the veterinary and animal health market sector.