Hubbard welcomes new members to its R&D and technical team
France - As part of Hubbard's strategy for growth and its drive to continue to further improve of its products and service to customers, Hubbard recently has welcomed a few new top members to its R&D and technical team. Their knowledge and experience will be an excellent addition to the Hubbard team and will contribute to further strengthen Hubbard's product performance and our technical support to our growing customer base.
Julien recently obtained his PhD in animal genetics after 3 years of research on the genetics of behaviour in Japanese quail. Under the responsibility of Global R&D Director Yves Jego, Julien will focus on genomic selection programs for the Hubbard pure lines and is based in Chateaubourg, France.
Paula will also be based in Chateaubourg and work under the responsibility of Yves Jego as a program geneticist within the R&D department and will manage the breeding programs for some of Hubbard pure lines. Paula obtained her PhD in plant genetics from Rio Grande do Sul Federal University in Porto Alegre, Brasil. During the last 15 years, Paula was involved in several research projects in Brasil and France where she developed a solid background in molecular and quantitative genetics.
Magalie joined as Nutritionist and Broiler Specialist. She will be based in France and work under the responsibility of Technical Manager Claude Toudic. She obtained a PhD in animal nutrition in the Animal and Poultry Science department of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Magalie has gained much practical experience through her work for different premix and feed additive companies in Europe.
Andrea Beneventi has been appointed to the position of Senior Technical Specialist reporting to Eric Bonjour, the Global Director of Technical Services. Andrea has accumulated more than 20 years of practical experience in the field of poultry management and house design and equipment around the world, covering both the broiler and layer sectors from GP down to commercial stock.