Alvaro Burin, who has 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, has been appointed production director for Cobb-Vantress in Brazil.
A graduate of Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, he has worked for Globoaves, C.Vale Agroindustrial, Tyson Foods and, most recently, JBS Foods where he was agriculture manager for the Rio Grande do Sul region.
“It is an honor to be part of the Cobb Team,” said Alvaro Burin. “During my professional career I’ve had the opportunity to work for companies who were Cobb customers and have always recognized the unique, top quality Cobb product.”
He will be responsible for coordinating activities at the company’s farms, hatcheries and feed mill, located in the country as well as the grandparent and great grandparent performance management.
Cobb-Vantress, Inc. is a poultry research and development company engaged in the production improvement and sale of broiler breeding stock. Cobb is the world’s oldest pedigree broiler breeding company.
Founded in 1916, Cobb has grown into one of the world’s leading suppliers of broiler breeding stock with distribution into over 120 countries. Cobb has contributed to the dynamic efficiency and growth of an industry that has transformed chicken into an economically affordable healthy protein source for many of the over seven billion people in the world.