Regal Springs Group hires new COO to guide global integration
Tilapia farming enterprise Regal Springs Group has hired Cameron MacLean as its new group chief operating officer, the company announced in a release on Friday, 9 February.
MacLean, who most recently worked for the National Aquaculture Group of Saudi Arabia (NAQUA), brings 30 years of production, operations and sales experience to his new role with Regal Springs. As the group’s COO, MacLean will oversee operations and spearhead Regal Springs’ global integration ventures, company CEO Achim Eichenlaub said.
“We are delighted to welcome Cameron to the Regal Springs team. He will be responsible for managing our operations and leading their global integration," Eichenlaub said. "Cameron comes at an exciting time for us, with deep experience of the aquaculture sector across many countries and will be a strong part of the business that will support our drive to showcase the positive features of our premium tilapia."
“We wish Cameron every success in his new role,” the CEO added.
MacLean has experience working in several global regions including Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, and has studied aquaculture, manufacturing, and engineering. He holds a bachelor’s degree in applied science (fisheries technology) from the University of Tasmania, Australia, as well as a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
The Regal Springs Group raises premium tilapia in lakes in Indonesia, Honduras, and Mexico. Its fish are weaned without the use of chemicals, growth hormones or antibiotics, and are certified under BRC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program, and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council. The company is owned by the Golden Springs Group, which is also the parent company of Singapore-based feed company Gold Coin Group.