Benjamín Ruiz has been named editor of Industria Avícola. He has broad poultry industry experience, with a degree in nutrition and foods from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico, a master’s in animal science (poultry) from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., and he has worked in marketing, tech service and sales in Latin America for the American Soybean Association, Novus International, National Renderers Association and Wenger Manufacturing.

For the past 18 years, Ruiz has been a translator for the animal agriculture sector, with studies also in translation and terminology. He founded the agency Fabulare SC, and for the last five years he has worked as a freelancer. He has also been a translator for Industria Avícola for 18 years. He can be reached at

María de los Angeles Gutiérrez, based in Santiago, Chile, has been named managing editor of Industria Avícola. She holds a bachelor’s of commerce and economics from the Universidad Católica de Chile, and has vast experience from more than 14 years as a journalist in Reed Business' magazine Avicultura Profesional, which is geared exclusively toward the poultry area for the global and Latin American markets. She will focus on news and covering the South American markets. She can be reached at


The two editors are supported by Kayla Kling, associate editor, in the Rockford, Ill., headquarters. Kling is a recent graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill., with a Bachelor of Arts double major in Spanish and journalism.

With editors in Chile, Mexico and the U.S., Industria Avícola is poised to improve on its high standards and cover the entire continent, both in the printed and electronic versions, additional newsletters and new means of communicating the latest news and developments in the poultry industry.

María de los Angeles Gutiérrez 
Luis Uribe 2620 Dpto 32
Ñuñoa, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Telephone: +56.2.9802426
Mobile: +56.9.786.40257 (preferred)

Benjamín Ruiz-Lopes 
Insurgentes Sur 487-1103
Col. H. Condesa
06100 México, DF, Mexico
Telephone/fax: +52.55.5553.7927 (preferred)