New Commercial Manager for Maelor Forest Nurseries
Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd. have appointed Chris Hardy as their new Commercial Manager.
By: Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd
Chris joined the team as a Technical Trainee at Maelor in August 2011 after graduating from Lancaster University. He became Technical Manager in 2017 and is currently in the process of completing an MSc in Plant Pathology with Harper Adams University.
Chris has been responsible for the trial work carried out by Maelor in conjunction with universities and commercial partners including Hylobius control measures, alternative species trials and tree breeding trials of hybrids. His work has involved full compliance with Integrated Pest Management protocols. Through his experience and studies Chris has accumulated considerable knowledge on growing key conifer commercial species.
With a strong passion for plant production, considerable experience in working with foresters on trial sites and a good understanding of the UK forest industry Maelor are confident that Chris will make a strong Commercial Manager for the Company.
Richard Parsons (the current Commercial Manager) leaves Maelor Forest Nurseries on 5 September to take up a forestry role with the Forestry Commission.
Maelor Forest Nurseries wishes Chris every success in his new role within the Company.
About Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd
· Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd is a bare root forest nursery providing around 30 million bare root forest trees to the market each year, both in the UK and abroad.
· The Company is registered against the provisions of BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.
· The Company is dedicated to the growing of forestry and hedging plants from seed which is fully traceable to provenance.
· Maelor's technical work aims to improve growing conditions on the nursery to produce a better quality plant and to ensure that this quality is maintained all down the line from despatch to planting out and beyond.
For more information contact Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd on: 01948 710606