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New Technical Director for TOPIGS USA

by 5m Editor
2 September 2010, at 9:03am

US - TOPIGS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr John Eggert as Technical Director of TOPIGS USA effective from 16 August 2010.

Dr Eggert will be responsible for the technical aspects of the further product and business development of TOPIGS activities in the United States.

He has broad experience in pig genetics. Before joining TOPIGS, Dr Eggert worked for several years for genetic companies like Newsham and Monsanto Choice Genetics as Director of Research.


Dr John Eggert

Commenting on his new job, Dr Eggert said: "I am excited about working for such a high quality and worldwide leading company as TOPIGS. The products and the concepts of TOPIGS have enormous potential for the US market."

"We're very excited to have John on our team. The knowledge and experience he has, combined with his solid background and enthusiasm, make John the best choice for this position," said Peter van Kemenade, Regional director of TOPIGS International. "His input will be of great value for the development of TOPIGS in North America."

With a production of 1,100,000 crossbred gilts and over six million doses of semen per year, Netherlands-based TOPIGS is one of the biggest genetics suppliers in the world.