Topigs Norsvin is pleased to announce the appointment of Francisco Sepúlveda as General Manager for Topigs Norsvin Portugal. Next to this, he also will be Key Account Coordinator for Topigs Norsvin Espanã. Francisco Sepúlveda is currently the key account manager and director swine division for an animal health company in Portugal. He will officially assume his new position in September 2021. He will take over from Gonçalo Pimpao, who has worked for Topigs Norsvin for over 17 years.
Francisco Sepúlveda has extensive experience in the pork industry and pork genetics. He gained this during a 5-year period at a leading animal health company and at Topigs Norsvin, where he worked for 8 years before his current job. Arno van de Laar, regional director Europe: “Francisco knows and understands the market in Portugal and his knowledge of Topigs Norsvin and genetics make him the perfect manager to further developing our company’s position in the market. I am happy he is back in our company.’’
Francisco Sepúlveda replaces Gonçalo Pimpao who besides being general manager of Topigs Norsvin Portugal was also the sales director of Topigs Norsvin Espanã. Arno van de Laar:’’ I would like to thank Gonçalo for leading the successful expansion and development of Topigs Norsvin in Portugal and the great work he did with the sales team in Spain. In both positions, he initiated and contributed to the success in the market. I wish him all the best for the future.”