By Adam Heppell
Cobb-Vantress has appointed Dr Aldo Rossi as vice-president of research and development.
Dr Rossi, who has been with Cobb for 17 years, will lead the global company’s research and development, genomic quantitative genetics, global product testing and disease management teams. He boasts 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, having joined Cargill after completing his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of California. Previous roles at Cobb include veterinarian for the World Technical Support Team, North American director of sales and technical service, and general manager for the North American business unit.
Cobb president Joel Sappenfield said: “Dr Rossi’s broad experience in the poultry industry and his scientific background will be a great asset.”