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Aviagen Restructures to Strengthen Technical Services Group

by 5m Editor
17 February 2007, at 12:17am

GLOBAL - Earlier this year, Aviagen announced the appointment of Dr. Bryan Fancher as Vice President of Technical Operations and Dr. Ken Laughlin as Vice President of Policy and Strategy.

In his new role, Bryan is responsible for all technical development and services globally and directs the technical component of Aviagen’s business. Ken is now supporting technical development and services globally by communicating regulatory change, directing Aviagen’s global welfare initiatives and implementing appropriate strategies.

Marcus Kenny
In addition to these appointments and as part of the global technical restructure, Aviagen has added three new members to the technical group, thus furthering Aviagen’s commitment to providing the best technical development and service throughout the world.

Marcus Kenny was named Global Head of Nutrition Services and will manage Aviagen’s global team of nutritionists. Marcus and his team will ensure that Aviagen maintains a leadership role in providing innovative nutrition technical support to our internal production programs and clients, and will conduct the necessary research to keep our nutrition advice current and consistent.

Alison Keaveney

Alison Keaveney was appointed to the new role of Global Head of Technical Transfer and will develop the level of communication both internally to Aviagen sales and technical staff and also externally to satisfy the changing needs of our customers. She will work closely with the regional technical managers, specialists and development groups, and marketing to ensure effective delivery of technical information and messages from Aviagen.

Dr. Nicholas Dorko was named Global Head of Veterinary Technical Service and in this role he will be responsible for managing Aviagen’s large team of professionals that provide veterinary technical support on a global basis. Nick will also manage the poultry health technical development programs to create new technologies and information to further enhance our technical support in this area.

Dr. Nicholas Dorko


As Aviagen continues to grow and the needs of our customers continue to change, it is important that we take a global view of the technical component of our business to allow us to sustain that growth into the future and to continue to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

5m Editor