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Kittrell Joins Cobb's North American Technical Service Team

07 October 2014

US - Cobb-Vantress, Inc. has announced that Mark Kittrell, who has almost 30 years’ experience in the US poultry industry, has joined its technical service team for North America.

Cobb Kittrell
Mark Kittrell

Mark Kittrell has been with Tyson Foods for 17 years, most recently as live production manager at its Noel complex in Missouri.

He began his poultry career in 1985 with Cuddy Farms before joining Hudson Farms in 1987 and serving in various capacities including breeder farm manger and grow-out supervisor.

He joined Tyson Foods in 1997 as an assistant hatchery manager at the Monett complex in Missouri and was appointed hatchery manager two years later. After five years in this position, he became breeder/ hatchery manager until becoming live production manager at Noel in 2010.

Ken Semon, technical service director for Cobb-Vantress, North America, said: “Mark’s extensive live production background will be a valuable asset to our technical service team and to customers throughout his territory.

“He has a proven track record for success and is a welcome addition to our team, responsible for technical service to customers in a number of states including Arkansas and Louisiana.”

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