New global head of vet services at Cobb-Vantress

Dr Gene Shepherd has been promoted to director of world quality assurance and veterinary services at Cobb-Vantress, leading efforts to improve veterinary health in every market Cobb operates in around the world.

“I’m delighted for the opportunity to lead Cobb’s world-class team of health, biosecurity, and animal
welfare experts,” Shepherd said. “I look forward to working with the team as we continue to provide
unparalleled service and support to our customers.”

Shepherd joined Cobb in 2014 to manage veterinary programs within the firm’s North American facilities. He
began his professional career in 2011 as a veterinarian for Pig Improvement Company. Shepherd is a
graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal
Science and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.


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