New technical manager appointed in Middle East

MIDDLE EAST - Wassim Sakr has been appointed technical manager for Cobb in the Middle East, strengthening the breeding company's support for customers throughout the area.
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New technical manager appointed in Middle East - MIDDLE EAST - Wassim Sakr has been appointed technical manager for Cobb in the Middle East, strengthening the breeding company's support for customers throughout the area.

For the past 19 years Mr Sakr has been working for the Hawa Chicken company in Lebanon, and has been managing a team of 16 technicians involved in producing 20 million broilers and 100 million table eggs a year.

Now with Cobb he is responsible with regional technical manager Philippe Gouault for the Middle East area where both the Cobb 500 and the recently introduced Cobb Avian breeds are continuing to gain market share.


Wassim Sakr
He is a graduate of the American University of Beirut where he obtained a BSc in agriculture, and later an MSc in poultry science, and he speaks French and English as well as Arabic.

Mr Sakr has been involved in authoring a number of scientific publications covering aspects of poultry health.

Source: Cobb - 6th September 2005
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