The leading name in the aquaculture industry INVE Aquaculture announced a few days ago the return of Olivier Decamp to its team as R&D Director and Business Development Director for Health. A seasoned veteran in the field with over 25 years of expertise, Decamp’s homecoming marks a significant milestone in the company’s pursuit of innovation and sustainable growth, they assured.
“I am very happy to rejoin INVE Aquaculture, after these two and half years spent in the shrimp grow out market. I look forward to working with fantastic colleagues and partners to develop and deliver innovative solutions to our customers,” said Decamp.
In the other hand, Patrick Watty, INVE Aquaculture’s CEO, expressed his excitement at Decamp’s return, stating: “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Olivier re-joining our team as the Business Development and R&D Director and a valuable member of our management team. His return brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and fresh perspectives that will elevate our organization to new heights.”
Almost two decades dedicated to advancing the industry
Decamp started in INVE Aquaculture in 2002, where he dedicated almost two decades to advancing the industry through various roles in R&D and Product Management. His contributions were instrumental in developing a diverse range of products and services aimed at achieving sustainable growth through Health & Environment solutions and Knowledge Services.
With a specialization in intensive shrimp farming, Decamp possesses unparalleled field knowledge across Asia and the Americas, from small-scale farms to large corporations. In 2021, he embarked on a new venture with Grobest as Group Technical, Marketing, and Product Director. Now, in 2023, he comes back to INVE Aquaculture, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to the company’s vision and values.
Throughout his career, Decamp has cemented his legacy as a true trailblazer in aquaculture. Holding a biology degree from the University of Namur (Belgium) and a PhD in Zoology from the University of Leicester (UK), he gained valuable experience in esteemed institutions like The Natural History Museum in London (UK), research laboratories in Hiroshima (Japan), and The Oceanic Institute in Hawaii (USA). With over 70 published papers and a patent under his belt, Decamp is renowned for his active participation in scientific conferences and his knack for delivering engaging presentations.
In his new dual role, Decamp will serve as the Business Development Director for Health Products, paving the way for new market opportunities. Simultaneously, he will lead the R&D team, leveraging his extensive field experience and in-depth product knowledge to drive innovation, the company highlighted.
For them, Decamp’s customer-centric approach aligns perfectly with the company’s Care for Growth mindset, enabling INVE Aquaculture to anticipate industry trends, address emerging challenges, and seize promising opportunities. With Decamp’s return, the company anticipates an even more vibrant future, fueled by collaborative efforts and passion.
“Olivier rejoining INVE, emphasizes our focus on improving bioremediation and health solutions through customer-centric partnerships, reducing operational issues into a more predictable business environment. Additionally, our commitment to bringing research and innovation closer to the market, resulting in enhanced collaboration between product, commercial and technical support, will accelerate the delivery of customer solutions,”, said Commercial Director, Fernando García.
40 years of innovation
Is important to remember that, as pioneers in the industry, INVE Aquaculture (part of Benchmark) remains dedicated to enabling growth at all levels. With 40 years of innovation backing their scientific expertise, the company offers the most comprehensive nutrition and health portfolio in the market, supporting customers in taking better care throughout the culture lifecycle.