Company News: DNA Genetics, Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition

( Alison Fulton, Farm Journal )

DNA Genetics Expands to South America

DNA Genetics welcomed DNA South America as the exclusive distributor of their genetics to South America, according to a company release.

DNA South America, located in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, will provide pork producers throughout South America with DNA Genetics’ maternal and terminal lines. DNA Genetics is ready to export live animals and frozen semen to Brazil from its nucleus herds as early as November 2019, and the transfer of genetics to Brazilian producers will begin soon after.   

“Introducing our genetics to South America is an excellent opportunity for us to expand our footprint in the global marketplace,” says Brett Bonwell, CEO of DNA Genetics. “We believe that DNA South America has the people, expertise and customer base necessary to achieve success in South America with the progressive producers in that market.” 

For more information about DNA Genetics, please visit dnaswinegenetics.com

Curry Joins Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition as COO
Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition announced that nutrition industry veteran, Pedro Curry, joined the company as chief operating officer, on Sept. 24.

Curry was most recently general manager for QualiTech’s Ag Nutrition division and has spent the last 25 years of his career in the United States, Asia-Pacific, Central and South America building his expertise in operations, sales and general management, specifically in agribusiness industries, according to a company release. 

“Pedro brings unique experience that will help us better navigate a variety of markets,” said Nutrition division President, Andrew Loder. “I am excited to welcome him to our team and believe he will help us move closer to our vision of becoming the innovative leader in the marketing and distribution of animal nutrients.” 

Curry is a part of the Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition Senior Leadership Team and is based in the division headquarters in Vancouver, Wa. His initial focus will be working with the operations team to elevate current efforts, now that internal structure and vision have been established. 

For more information, please visit WilburEllisNutrition.com
 

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