Groupe Grimaud has made some changes to the management of some of its subsidiaries including Olivier Rochard being appointed as the head of Hubbard worldwide.
Based in Quintin, Rochard is in charge of the operational management of Hubbard SAS, reporting directly to Frédéric Grimaud who will supervise the commercial management together with the Business Directors.
Rochard, who graduated as engineer in animal production, has been working for Groupe Grimaud since 1999 in different positions: production director of a US-based subsidiary followed by his role as General Manager of Grimaud Frères Sélection.
Rochard has the responsibility of the Hubbard group in close association with the local managers: Mark Barnes in the USA, Minoru Miyasaka in Brazil, Andrzej Rosinski in Poland and Nick Lynn in the UK.
In the US, Mark Barnes previously chief operating officer of Hubbard LLC now becomes the chief executive officer.
Yann Le Pottier, who was export manager of Grimaud Frères Sélection, succeeds Rochard as the head of this company.
Source: Hubbard Breeders