News 2020 views update:Mar 9, 2016

People: Chiel Ter Heerdt new marketing director at LTZ

Chiel ter Heerdt has been appointed the new marketing director at Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH (LTZ) as per January 1st 2015. Ter Heerdt is responsible for the global marketing activities both at LTZ and H&N International GmbH (H&N).

Ter Heerdt (39), has gained a broad experience within the layer sector of the poultry industry over the years. After completing his masters in International Business, he started his career in 2002 as a sales manager at Hatchery ter Heerdt in the Netherlands. For the last seven years, he has been active in this family-owned company as a commercial director and he is still one of the main shareholders of the company.

Hatchery Ter Heerdt is a market leader in selling pullets and day-old-chickens in the Netherlands and is also a successful distributor for LTZ. Ter Heerdt: "I am very pleased to work for one of the world's leading companies in the layer industry specialising in the genetics of layers and with colleagues who are fully dedicated to working to very high standards. Owing to my experience of working with the breeds of the company, I have been able to witness outstanding results and great laying performance of the birds.

Javier Ramírez adds: "We are delighted to welcome Chiel as our new marketing director of LTZ. We are sure that his profound knowledge of the international egg layer industry together with his entrepreneurship and marketing skills will enable him to further develop the continuous success of our companies".

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