After more than 43 years of dedicated service to the global poultry industry, Bob Dobbie will retire from his role as Aviagen® President of International Business as of August of this year. The recruitment process for the right candidate is already well underway.
Bob has enjoyed a vast and well-rounded career in the industry. He started in 1977 with Ross® and Aviagen on the hatchery side of the business, and then moved to breeder farms, production, customer service and finally into commercial management responsibilities. He has been a regional manager in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America, and was directly involved in acquisitions and start-ups in Turkey, Brazil, India, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand plus the integration of the Indian River® and Arbor Acres® businesses before moving into his current role.