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Portela Joins Hy-Line Sales & Marketing Team

by 5m Editor
22 January 2010, at 8:49am

LATIN AMERICA - Hy-Line International is pleased to announce the appointment of Ing. Francisco J. Portela as the Regional Business Manager for Latin America for Hy-Line International.

In this position, Mr Portela will actively support Hy-Line's extensive distribution network in Mexico, Central America and South America to assist in the promotion of Hy-Line products throughout the region.


Francisco J. Portela

He received his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Science from the University of Costa Rica and Master's degree in Poultry Nutrition from the University of Guelph, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining Hy-Line, Mr Portela spent the last 22 years selling and servicing different poultry breeding stock all over Latin America for other primary breeders.

Thomas Dixon, Hy-Line Sales & Marketing director, commented: "We are very excited to have Francisco join our team. He brings a wealth of poultry experience and knowledge of the Latin American market. His energy and enthusiasm will be a great asset to the Hy-Line team."

Mr Portela will continue to reside in St. George, Ontario, Canada and will begin travelling to Latin America immediately. He may be contacted at the following email address: fportela@hyline.com.