Aviagen Turkeys has added two new people to its executive team in order to strengthen its focus on customer support.

Jonny Harrison is the company's new commercial director, with 27 years of experience in poultry production. During this time Harrison established and led the technical team responsible for the expansion of Aviagen’s chicken business in Eastern Europe, CIS and Russia, and more recently as global technical transfer manager he worked with colleagues to develop and communicate best practice in poultry husbandry.

Dr. John Ralph is Aviagen Turkeys' new technical director, with 16 years of experience in animal breeding businesses in a broad range of key roles including senior management, product development and genomics. More recently, Ralph led Aviagen’s global technical systems group, delivering novel technologies to support the technical side of the chicken breeding business.