Hy-Line North America is proud to announce Jeremy Lies has accepted the role as director of production, effective March 14, 2022. Since 2018, Jeremy has led the Wilton, Iowa, location for Hy-Line North America to be the largest production facility in the network. In this new role, Jeremy will travel regularly to all North America locations, offering ideas and solutions to support the distribution of Hy-Line North America’s day-old chicks.

“Jeremy brings practical experience working with chickens and hatcheries to this role,” said Pete Block, president of Hy-Line North America. “He will provide valuable leadership to the team and the best service to Hy-Line North America customers.

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Before joining Hy-Line North America, Jeremy previously managed large-scale breeder farms and hatcheries in Minnesota and Kansas. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Kansas State University. Jeremy is also a graduate of the Midwest Poultry Consortium’s Center of Excellence program.

“I look forward to the opportunity to work with all aspects of production across the Hy-Line North America footprint,” said Jeremy Lies, Hy-Line North America director of production. ‘I am excited to apply my knowledge and support to our locations and customers.”