Following the appointment of Raf Beeren as Managing Director Business Unit Turkeys, Hendrix Genetics announced that Luis Prieto Garcia will succeed Raf Beeren in the position of Managing Director Business Unit Swine. Effective January 1st, 2018, Luis will lead the business unit in its next phase of growth, reporting to Antoon van den Berg, Chief Executive Officer.
Luis (42) has been working within the Business Unit Swine for more than 18 years in various positions. In 1999 he started his career with Hypor in Spain as a technical specialist (veterinarian). Through the years Luis gained broad business and management experience in positions in production, sales and business development. In 2012 Luis was appointed General Manager Americas and member of the management team of Hendrix Genetics Swine.
Luis graduated from the Veterinary University in Léon, Spain and holds a Veterinary Medicine Degree and a Master degree in pig production.