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Jan 21, 2014

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LBDS Announces the Appointment of New General Manager

DULUTH, GAngusBallardA – JANUARY 21, 2014 – Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS), a global provider of fermentation ingredients to the fuel and beverage alcohol industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Angus Ballard as its new General Manager effective February 1. 


Angus has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Cranfield University in the UK and an extensive background in manufacturing (working as an Industrial consultant for 6 years in Europe, Australia & North America). He joined Lallemand in 2002 as Director of Operations for the North America Baker’s Yeast division and then transitioned into the role of Corporate Director of Procurement and Supply Chain for Lallemand Inc. in 2007. He has 18 years of experience in the yeast industry and has most recently been responsible for Lallemand’s Global Dry Yeast export business.


 “We are excited to have someone of Angus’ caliber, experience and track record to lead our Biofuels and Distilled Beverage business” says Bill Nankervis, President of Lallemand’s Specialties Division. “I am confident Angus will provide continuity of leadership and strategic direction, working closely with our customers and business partners in providing market leading fermentation products, solutions and technologies for the global biofuel and beverage alcohol markets.”




About Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits

Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS), is a business unit of the Canadian yeast and bacteria producer Lallemand, Inc., based in Duluth, GA. LBDS is the leading supplier of fermentation ingredients and value creating services to the global fuel ethanol and distilled spirits markets. For more information on us, please visit www.lallemandbds.com.




Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits

Craig Pilgrim, Vice President, Marketing and Product Development, 815-986-8443  cpilgrim@lallemand.com