Key staff members involved
The company has 24 full-time employees. The key staff members involved in the milkGUARD project are presented below.
– working on calf feeding and management systems since 1984, he is co-founder
and CEO at Calvex. He is the inventor of coloQuick and since then has been
actively working on its production and marketing to position Calvex in a
leading position in the market. Key milestones include:
2008 – ColoQuick market launch in Denmark
2010 – ColoQuick enters US and EU markets
2012 – ColoQuick enters Asian market
Project coordinator and innovation manager
Lars Henrik Hansen
(male) – was involved in marketing the first Automatic Calf Feeder, the Irish
Legrain system, on the Danish market in 1980. He is currently the responsible
held different jobs within Sales and Service Management at both retail and B-to-B
levels, as well as owning his own business for 15 years.
and dissemination manager
(male)– has 15 years’ experience as an industrial designer. In the last 7
years he has been specializing in product engineering
and design in the agricultural sector. He also has experience with
microbiological research and has extensive knowledge of working with
universities and similar research institutions.
He has been employed at Calvex for more than 3
years as an engineer/ product developer. Previously, he worked as a
consultant freelancer for the company, being involved in the development of
the coloQuick system.
Technical and demonstration manager
Chr. Christiansen (male)
– has an M.Sc. in Agronomy with specialization in livestock production
complemented by economic subjects. Since 2012 he is the responsible for the
coordination of the development and optimization of the operations at Calvex
and is responsible for CalvexGaarden.
Through is career, he has also acted as a cattle
profile adviser (2010-2012) providing production and feeding advice to dairy
farmers and as a livestock adviser (2005-2010) providing strategically
sparring and basic feeding counselling.
upscale and manufacture optimization
(female) – has a background in Operation and Innovation management (Civil
Engineer) with core knowledge within business exploration and exploitation, supply
chain management, product and production optimization. She is responsible for
business exploration and exploitation.
management, exploitation dissemination and communication
– holds a PhD/M.Sc in Veterinary Medicine. She is responsible for the
clinical R&D activities.
During the last 10 years (2007-2017) she has
worked as a researcher at University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University on
several projects focusing on reproductive biology. This work has included
development of new project ideas, practical lab- and dissemination and
communication activities. Through this work, she has had a close cooperation
with relevant industries as well as national- and international universities.
Test of the milkGUARD solution, evaluation of the system performance
and calves’ health
– Holds a
degree in PR, Rhetorics, Graphics and International Business & Marketing. She is international marketing manager, being
responsible for creating strategies to help coloQuick meet the sales objectives and to
create initiatives that strengthen the global brand awareness and
Through her experience
within business management, Trine understands the importance of developing
and implementing strategic plans for the organization in a cost-effective and
works on R&D and has all
necessary expertise about the products to assist the B2B customers with
demonstrations and training of dealers