New Addition to the Team: Barrie Hicks

Barrie graduated from Seale-Hayne College in 1976 with a HND in National Resource and Rural Economy, and then managed the Meat Research Institute’s pig unit for 5 years. He then entered the genetics industry in 1985 joining Cotswold, a national breeding company, as an area manager for the South and South West. He covered this area for about 13 years before moving to the North of England for 4 years as a regional sales manager with the same company.  In 2001, after moving back to the West country, he joined Hermitage Seaborough for the following 17 years as their sales manager.

Upon the takeover of Hermitage by PIC in July 2018 he moved across to the PIC sales team as a Key Account manager looking after the South of England and a number of customers in the North.

He lives in Somerset and is married with 2 sons. In his spare time, he follows rugby with a particular interest in Exeter Chiefs and England.