September 11, 2017
Cobb-Vantress appoints managing director for world quality assurance
Cobb-Vantress has appointed Dr. Gene Shepherd as managing director of world quality assurance and veterinary services at the company.
"I'm delighted for the opportunity to lead Cobb's world-class team of health, biosecurity and animal welfare experts," Dr. Shepherd said. "I look forward to working with the team as we continue to provide unparalleled service and support to our customers."
Dr. Shepherd joined Cobb in 2014 to manage veterinary programmes within the company's North American facilities. He began his professional career in 2011 as a veterinarian for Pig Improvement Company.
Shepherd is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.