Esmi San Pedro has accepted the role of commercial and technical manager for poultry breeder Indian River.
San Pedro graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Central Luzon State University in 1987 before entering the pig industry as he started his career in agriculture. He subsequently moved to Calauit Wild Life Sanctuary for two years before accepting a job in the Philippine Animal Health Center where he worked for two more years before he entered the poultry industry with RFM/Swift Foods.
After a year, San Pedro was employed by San Miguel Foods as a manager in their breeding operation while the company expanded to become a leading entity in the Philippine market. He worked for over 11 years from the mid nineties for San Miguel before accepting an offer to join Sierad Produce in Indonesia as the general manager responsible for the breeding and hatchery operation.
In 2009 San Pedro became technical service manager for Indian River in the Aviagen organisation, responsible for Philippines, Malaysia, Korea, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India and China. He has worked in this role for the past five years before being promoted to commercial and technical manager of Indian River for Middle East and Asia.