July 7, 2011


Topigs appoints new company director



Topigs has announced the appointment of Jóster Macedo as director of Topigs do Brasil. Jóster Macedo has broad experience with the Brazilian agricultural industry, and was country manager of Tyson Foods in Brasil and CEO of Macedo Agroindustrial.


Jóster Macedo is very pleased to be joining Topigs. "Topigs is a global company that is developing fast. I am excited to be joining,'' he said.


Alfonso Arenillas, regional director of Topigs for South America states: "We are very happy to get Jóster in our team due to his experience in the Brazilian agricultural industry. His knowledge of the market and his management skills will help Topigs to establish an even stronger position in Brasil.''


Topigs do Brasil is one of the leading pig genetic companies in Brasil with a market share of over 25% in the country's professional market. The company is based in Campinas (SP).


Pigture Group is the parent company of Topigs. With a production of more than 1.1 million crossbred gilts and over 6 million doses of semen per year, Dutch-based Topigs is one of the biggest genetics suppliers in the world.

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