Professor Barry Furr, a non-executive director at the animal breeding technology group Genus, has spent £30,000 more than doubling his stake in the animal breeding company, the firm confirmed today.
He bought 5,000 shares at 600p a time and now has 8,000.
Furr, a former chief scientist for the drug giant AstraZeneca, bought his initial stake of 3,000 shares at 680p a time in October.
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