Diamond V has announced leadership additions to its Poultry and Southeast Asia teams.
Steve Riggs has joined the company as a Poultry Specialist. In his new role, Riggs will serve poultry producers, nutrition consultants, and feed mills.
Previously, he worked for Ridley Inc. for over 18 years as a Poultry Specialist, helping poultry producers optimize production and nutrition. He also formulated diets for layer hens, turkeys, ducks, pheasants, and other bird species.
Dr. Mark Farmer, Diamond V Business Manager - Layers, notes that Riggs comes to Diamond V with over 30 years of experience in the poultry health and nutrition industry. His qualifications include many years spent as a Production Supervisor and Field Supervisor for several poultry companies, including the Butterball Turkey Company where he managed the care of over 2 million turkeys.
Southeast Asian team
JC Filippi, who has joined Diamond V as Managing Director - Asia, is based in the company's office in Bangkok, Thailand.
Prior to joining Diamond V, Filippi was Managing Director for Cargill Premix Nutrition - Southeast Asia. Before that, he was CEO of The Gold Coin Group, based in Singapore. He has held other executive and management positions at animal agriculture businesses in Asia.
“JC comes to us with more than 25 years of experience in the Asian animal agriculture industry,” says Mike Goble, Diamond V Executive VP and COO. “JC’s experience, leadership, and extensive network in the Asian animal agriculture industry will be valuable as we continue to grow our Asian business.”