Alvaro Burin, who has 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, has been appointed production director for Cobb-Vantress in Brazil.

He will be responsible for coordinating activities at the company's farms, hatcheries and feed mill, located in the country as well as the grandparent and great grandparent performance management.

A graduate of Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, he has worked for Globoaves, C.Vale Agroindustrial, Tyson Foods and, most recently, JBS Foods, where he was agriculture manager for the Rio Grande do Sul region.

"It is an honor to be part of the Cobb team,” said Burin.  “During my professional career I’ve had the opportunity to work for companies who were Cobb customers and have always recognized the unique, top quality Cobb product.”