Aviagen Turkeys, Inc. Appoints Vice President of Technical Services

Aviagen Turkeys Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Christy Puffenbarger as Vice President of Technical Services. In this position Christy is responsible for leading the technical team in providing support to customers worldwide.

Puffenbarger brings over 27 years of turkey industry experience having worked with Rocco and Cargill before joining Aviagen Turkeys in 2006. She became a PAACO certified animal welfare auditor in 2009 and has worked with Aviagen Turkeys, Valley of the Moon and many customers in support of their animal welfare work. In addition Puffenbarger has a strong background in leadership roles and earned both her Bachelor and Master degrees in Business Administration from James Madison University.

According to Jihad Douglas, president, "Christy has been a strong asset to our team during her time at Aviagen Turkeys. She understands the economic drivers of the turkey industry and has shared her knowledge of production and animal welfare across our customer base. Customers know they can depend on her to help them in the field and this new role will allow Christy to lead our team to create even greater value for the industry."