As the company continues to expand its global reach, it also enhances its local touch through unmatched support
CAMPINAS, Brazil – The popularity of the Ross® 308 AP continues to soar. To further improve support to its esteemed customers amid ongoing growth and success, Aviagen® Latin America is pleased to introduce Alessandro Serafim Lopes and Denilson Vanin as new regional Technical Service Supervisors. These additions will further strengthen the company’s commitment to providing exceptional support to its valued customers. Lopes and Vanin will report directly to Aviagen's Technical Services Manager in Brazil, Marco Aurélio Romagnole de Araújo. In these roles, they will join the Aviagen Latin America team in its ongoing mission to elevate support to poultry producers in Brazil.
In-depth education and experience – A value-add for customers
Lopes is a seasoned poultry production specialist with a passion for advancing the industry. He achieved a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Management and Strategy, also from UFPR. Currently, he is pursuing a Master’s degree in Food and Animal Science at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Brazil.
Lopes has accumulated more than 25 years of invaluable experience, having served in roles such as Supervisor and Corporate Technical Specialist in Chicken Production at Brazilian food processing company BRF.
Commenting on this new role, Lopes said, “I look forward to the opportunity to work intensively alongside our customers, always striving toward operational improvement. I am honored to join this team of talented Aviagen professionals who are fully committed to their customers and to promoting the success of the poultry industry in Latin America.”
Vanin also shares the Aviagen Latin America team’s dedication to “breeding success” for poultry farmers and the entire industry. He holds certification as a Technician in Agriculture from the Federal Agrotechnical School of Concordia, in the state of Santa Catarina, and earned a degree in Accounting from the University of Passo Fundo, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Vanin’s poultry journey began in 1989, and he has since obtained extensive experience, starting as an Agricultural Technician in the former Perdigão (now BRF). He also worked at BRF, where he served as Coordinator of Grandparent production and as an Agricultural Specialist. He also held the role of Production and Operations Manager at Granja Faria poultry egg producer.
Vanin expressed enthusiasm for the new role, saying “I look forward to working alongside the Aviagen team and our customers. My mission will be to help producers continuously strengthen their business through extensive poultry management tips to improve the health, well-being and performance of birds, which is a hallmark of the company,” added Vanin.
“At Aviagen, to breed the best, we need the best talent, especially as the demand for our Ross 308 AP stays on an upward path of growth. We are pleased to welcome Denilson and Alessandro to our team, and are confident they will greatly benefit our customers with their deep experience in agribusiness and solid academic backgrounds,” said Marco Aurélio Romagnole de Araújo, Technical Services Manager in Brazil.