Swine Businessman personality of the year
Influenced by his father, a swine producer
in the 60's, Pivetta started alone his own business in 1976 with Sarandi Farm.
Then, he constructed an empire: Grupo Vanguarda, acting as a soy, cotton, rice,
corn and swine producer.
Today he has 6 000 sows
in multiplication for Genetiporc do Brazil and he will complete a huge network
of 27 500 sows by the end of 2010. He is recognised in the Brazilian swine
industry as a businessman specialised in high standard swine production and high
Technical personality of the
Director of Genetiporc do Brazil since 1994, Meincke graduated
in Veterinarian Medicine at Federal University of Santa Maria. In 1973, he began
his professional activities with the Cooperativa Languiru, in Teutônia (RS). At
the same time, he started to be dedicated to ABCS (Association of Brazilian
Swine Producers), acting like a zootechnical inspector in Rio Grande do Sul
State. He was a pioneer in Brazil to work with artificial insemination in swine.
In this area, he did traineeships and specialisation in Boxtel
(Netherlands) and Hanover (Germany) in 1975 and 1976. From 1982 to 1987, Meincke
has been the President of ACSURS (Association of Swine Producers from Rio Grande
do Sul State) and during 10 years, he has been the Director of Estrela's Swine
Insemination Centre, the first one in Brazil.
In 2005, Werner Meincke has
been honoured during XII Abraves Congress for given services to Brazilian Swine
Chain. He also received the Technical Personality Prize during
Genetiporc specialises in the production, selection and
distribution of breeding stock with superior genetic and health status, thereby
ensuring consistent, high-volume supply from a single source.
seeks to develop its markets as it continues to offer products meeting the
specific requirements of multiple industry segments. Genetiporc is currently
operating in Canada, United States, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Guatemala,
Panama, Brazil, China and Philippines.
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