CEO, Association of Danish Pig Producers
Hans Aarestrup is the CEO of the Association of Danish Pig Producers, the only specialized organization for pig producers in Denmark. Its 1,000 members account for two-thirds of all Danish pig production. As such, Aarestrup is well-known for his insight into European pig production and is frequently asked to share his opinion. Prior to joining the Association of Danish Pig Producers in 2000, he served as chief advisor at Svineraadgivning Nord-Vest and then at Aalborg Amts Landboforening. He received his master’s degree in agriculture from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen.