Aviagen restructures to utilise strengths
Leading poultry breeding company, Aviagen Group, has
announced that the company has been divided into two separate business
The business units will be divided into â€œAviagen Broiler Breedingâ€ and
â€œAviagen Turkeys and other Aviagen Operationsâ€. According to Aviagen Group, this
has been prompted by the considerable ongoing growth in the business and the
need to ensure that resources remain focused on the core operations and their
A holding company (Aviagen Group Holding Inc) has been formed that will
coordinate both business units and drive further strategic growth across the
Group. The holding company structure with two operational units will ensure that
the synergies available across the group continue to be utilised while ensuring
each unit focuses on meeting their customers' particular needs.
Ian Panton, long-term CEO of the Aviagen Group has been appointed Chairman
of the newly formed holding entity: â€œThis structure allows clear focus on our
different customers and gives clarity to our operations... This restructure
allows me to take a step back from the operational side of the businesses and
concentrate on the strategic interests of the groupâ€.
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