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Published on Nov. 1, 2019

New US team members set to deliver enhanced quality

Our top priority is delivering quality and continuous improvement to our customers. For genetic progress to effectively flow through the value chain, high quality facilities, processes, and team members must be in place. To support this network, we are pleased to welcome two new team members, focused on delivering the best possible quality to our customers.

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Kolby LeJeune – Quality Specialist

Kolby LeJeune joins the field team as Quality Specialist, based in South Dakota to serve our U.S. distribution network. This role provides a pivotal link between our hatchery operations and commercial poult customers with a focus on ensuring poult quality and maximizing the flock performance of our customers. Kolby has a Bachelor of Animal Science degree from McNeese State University (Louisiana) and has worked in the poultry industry with Agri-Way Partners, Koch Foods and Perdue Farms.

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Brian DeSchepper – Hatchery Manager

Brian DeSchepper joins the hatchery team in Beresford, South Dakota as Hatchery Manager. Brian further strengthens our leadership team and complements our resources in delivering top quality for our customers. Brian has an extensive general management and plant background, including positions with Seaboard Triumph Foods and Smithfield Foods. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Welcome to Kolby and Brian, who will play a vital role in delivering excellence within our US commercial poult business.

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