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New Managing Director for TOPIGS South Africa

by 5m Editor
12 October 2010, at 10:08am

SOUTH AFRICA - TOPIGS South Africa (TOPIGS SA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stefan Vermaak as Managing Director of TOPIGS SA effective from 1 January 2011.


Stefan Vermaak


Stefan Vermaak has broad experience in agriculture. Mr Vermaak has worked for agricultural companies for several years, mainly in pork and poultry processing. Commenting on his new job, Stefan said: "I am looking forward to work for TOPIGS SA. TOPIGS is a leading company in the world and in South Africa, with an innovating, high quality approach to breeding and genetics."

"We're confident that Stefan’s experience, passion and vast knowledge of agricultural management will be of great value for TOPIGS SA and its consumers." said Johan van der Walt, Chairman of the Board of Directors of TOPIGS SA.

TOPIGS SA is the distributor of TOPIGS genetics in South Africa and the rest of the Southern African region. The company is the leading pig breeding company in the region, delivering genetics to major pork producers.

With a production of 1,100,000 crossbred gilts and over 6 million doses of semen per year Dutch based TOPIGS is one of the biggest genetics suppliers in the world. In several countries, TOPIGS is either the market leader or one of the major suppliers.