Aviagen strengthens customer service excellence amid record growth in Latin America
CAMPINAS, Brazil – Aviagen® Brazil has appointed Barbara Vargas as regional technical services supervisor, effective May 2. Vargas will leverage her extensive production expertise to help customers achieve the highest performance with Ross® 308 AP and Ross 408 broilers. Aviagen Latin America is currently undergoing strong growth and success, and Vargas will help Aviagen keep up its exceptional service to customers.
Education and background build in-depth husbandry expertise
Living in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Vargas will benefit Aviagen with broad and in-depth experience in broiler production processes.
In 2010 she earned a Zootechnical degree from Sao Paulo State University (UNESP) in Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo. From 2010 to 2018 she worked in different capacities for BRF, a major food production company in Brazil. Starting as a broiler expert in Videira, Santa Catarina, and Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, she then became agribusiness supervisor for broilers and turkeys at BRF’s Uberlandia facility. At Uberlandia, she served as production specialist since 2015, with responsibility for team management, finance results, productivity improvement through proper husbandry, production support, quality standards, project development and communication with the Brazilian Federal Inspection Service (SIF).
Marco Aurelio Araujo, technical services manager for Aviagen in Brazil comments, “At Aviagen, we have a tradition of hiring the industry’s best talent to help our customer’s achieve the highest productivity possible with Ross breeders and broilers. Barbara’s talent and expertise, particularly in the final stages of broiler production processes, will be a great asset to our Technical Services team in Brazil, while also benefiting our customers, as they work to maximize their broiler production performance.”