Olga Myasnikova has been appointed to the position of business development manager at Hy-Line UK International, where she will be responsible for leading the sales initiatives in the Russian markets. Myasnikova has nearly 15 years of experience working in the poultry industry. 

Myasnikova received her bachelor's degree in poultry production from Moscow Veterinary Academy, and then furthered her studies by earning her Ph.D. in agricultural science from the Russian Research and Development Poultry Institute.


Previously, she has held key positions in genetic research and production in both broiler and layer breeders. Since 2005, she has worked for Aviagen as a technical service manager.

"We look forward to having Olga in this role, sharing her technical knowledge with companies using Hy-Line genetics. As we look to further develop the Russian region, her understanding of the market and hands-on experience will be very valuable for the success of our customers," said Andrew Jackson, managing director of Hy-Line UK International.