Indian River MEA Roadshow Takes Place in Jordan and Egypt
The Aviagen management team visited Acolid, our distributor in Jordan, and TIBA, our distributor in Egypt for the Indian River® brand, for the first Indian River Roadshow from May 16-22. Aviagen attendees included: Tom Exley, President of TMEA, Michael Garden, Business Manager, MENA, Courtney Houldsworth, Marketing Manager, TMEA, Neil Clark, Head of Technical Operations, TMEA and Murat Yakar, Regional Technical Manager, TMENA.
During the roadshow, Acolid and TIBA management team members and Aviagen had a number of interactive and commercial discussions which included an EW Group and Aviagen update, updates on what is happening commercially in the region, and specialized support in the region.
Acolid is the oldest grandparent (GP) distributor in the Jordanian market and is well-known and respected throughout the local and international markets that they supply to.
During the visit, the Aviagen, Acolid and TIBA teams also met with the Ministry of Agriculture to discuss the importance of compartmentalization and regionalization and why it would benefit all companies within the poultry sector and ensure food security in Jordan and Egypt.
Acolid is celebrating 36 years of collaboration with the Indian River brand and was presented with a commemorative award by Tom Exley, President, TMEA. The award was accepted by Director General, Mohamed Al Shiha.
TIBA has been the Indian River grandparent (GP) distributor in the Egyptian market for 10 years. Indian River has become increasingly popular in Egypt due to the excellent breeder and broiler performance delivering the best return on investment. TIBA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with Aviagen and the Indian River brand and were presented with a commemorative award by Tom Exley, President, TMEA, which was accepted by Mohamed Salah Ayyad, TIBA Chairman.