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CRV AmBreed Moves Into Waikato Innovation Park

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8 December 2010

CRV AmBreed Moves Into Waikato Innovation Park

The Waikato Innovation Park’s newest tenant is CRV AmBreed. The company recently moved 13 of its staff into the Park, while it will continue to maintain the company’s headquarters just outside Hamilton.

Managing Director, Angus Haslett, says CRV AmBreed moved into the Park because it was a clear fit for the company.

“Key drivers for our company are growth and innovation. We’ve expanded a lot in the last few years and in our current location we sometimes feel a bit isolated. In our new offices, we have opportunities to network with other tenants, as well as farmers and industry leaders who frequent the Park. We’re confident these networking opportunities will help fuel the growth path we’re already on.

“Plus, the Innovation Park is a hub for new ideas in the agricultural industry and that is a perfect fit with our company - it’s very much us,” Mr Haslett explains.

CRV AmBreed has moved key staff from their sales, marketing and genetics teams to the Park. The company has been planning the move since April this year.

Waikato Innovation Park CEO, Derek Fairweather, says attracting CRV AmBreed to the Park is a huge win.

“The Innovation Park has earned the reputation as New Zealand’s centre for agricultural technology innovation. And, CRV AmBreed is definitely a leader when it comes to developing advancements in on-farm technologies and genetic science. Having them on-site adds real depth to our tenant mix,” says Mr Fairweather.

Mr Haslett says their new office will be a benefit as it promotes in upcoming recruitment drives. “As our company continues to grow, we’ll be looking to bring on new employees. Being located at the Innovation Park will be a great selling point when it comes to recruiting the very best talent to our team.”

The Waikato Innovation Park now houses over 50 companies, which employ over 400 staff.

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