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Feb 1, 2016

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LBDS hires new Technical Sales Manager (Beverage) – Shernell Layne

LBDS is very happyshernell layne2 to announce that Shernell Layne will be joining Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits to fill the position of Technical Sales Manager – Caribbean. In this role, she will have responsibility for sales and technical support both in the Caribbean and in the NA Craft Distilling Industry.

Shernell has over 10 years experience in molasses fermentation and rum production and received her Bachelor of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from Ryerson University in 2003.
She joined Goddard Enterprises Limited in 2004 as an Engineering Management Trainee focused on process development, fermentation, and process optimization in baked goods and frozen foods production. That eventually led to an eleven year career with the West Indies Rum Distillery Limited and positions as Assistant Production Manager, Process Engineer and Bulk Rum Production Controller. It was in these capacities that she managed, designed, monitored, operated and optimized the fermentation and distillation processes.

Shernell received a MSc degree in Advanced Chemical Process Design from the University of Manchester in 2011 and is a chartered member of the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers.

She is an avid reader and sports enthusiast who enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Please join us in welcoming Shernell to the Lallemand family.