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European Director of Genetics Appointed

10 November 2015

US - Dr. Randy Borg has between appointed as European director of genetics for Cobb-Vantress, Inc.

Dr Randy Borg, who has been appointed European director of genetics

In his new role, he is responsible for directing the breeding programme at the Cobb pedigree farm at Herveld in the Netherlands, representing research and development in support of Cobb in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and managing the day-to-day external research activities established with European collaborators.

Dr. Borg is based in the Netherlands and will report directly to Dr Mitch Abrahamsen, Cobb vice president of research and development.

He joined Cobb in 2008, first serving as the pedigree farm geneticist for the Three Springs pedigree complex in Oklahoma, USA, and has most recently been working within the company’s quantitative genetics group. Before moving to Cobb, he worked for Pfizer Animal Health (now Zoetis). He holds a PhD in animal breeding and genetics from Virginia Tech University.

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