Hendrix Genetics B.V. sells Plumex B.V. to its founder J. de Lange

WORLDWIDE - Hendrix Genetics and Poultry Concepts signed an agreement in which Poultry Concepts acquires an 80% shareholding in Plumex, effective from 1st January 2008.
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Jacques de Lange: "This acquisition of Plumex offers a unique personal opportunity to me to further develop this company".

Thijs Hendrix: "Our focus is animal breeding and life sciences. I believe that Plumex can develop and grow further under this new owner - and leadership of Jacques".

Plumex B.V.

Plumex is one of the leading exporters of hatching eggs and day old chicks. This reputation has been earned by always supplying a healthy product, good marketing and first class customer service. Produces both broiler and layer from the world's most successful breeds. The experience gained from exporting to more than 50 countries since 1976 makes Plumex a world leader in offering 'tailor made' customer service. www.plumex.com

Poultry Concepts B.V.

Poultry Concepts is a consultancy company to the global poultry industry and is owned by J.de Lange. Jacques de Lange founded Plumex in 1976. Under his leadership Plumex developed to one of the global leaders in this segment of the poultry industry.

Jacques was until 1992 Managing Director of the German broiler integration Gutsgold, part of the French Groupe Doux. Thereafter he was President of the primary breeding companies Arbor Acres Farms Inc. and Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms Inc..

Hendrix Genetics B.V.

Hendrix Genetics is a multi species breeding company, with 5 divisions: layer breeding (Institut de Selection Animale - ISA), broiler breeding (HYBRO), pig breeding (HYPOR), turkey breeding (HYBRID) and poultry distribution (SFPA). In line with its early 2005 formulated strategy it will focus on growth and consolidation opportunities in animal breeding and life sciences. Hendrix Genetics serves the global poultry and pork industry in more than 100 countries, with wholly owned operations and joint ventures across the world in 23 countries with about 1,500 employees. www.hendrix-qenetics.com

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