COBB EUROPE is celebrating the career of John Vincent, who is stepping down as director of business development at the firm.

Mr Vincent has worked for the genetics giant for 38 years, contributing to research and development, technical services, and quality assurance.

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He was heavily involved in the development of the firm’s flagship Cobb500 broiler.

“Throughout his career, John embodied Cobb’s commitment to quality and expertise,” said Roy Mutimer, managing director of Cobb Europe.

“In his many roles over the years, John always strived to pass along his vast knowledge and experience with colleagues and customers, taking great pleasure in helping people and operations improve.”


“John has been one of the most distinguished and admired members of our Cobb Europe family,” added Mr Mutimer.

“While John will continue to maintain his links with Cobb, we will miss working with him and wish him and his family continuing good health and happiness in retirement.”

“It has been an honour to be part of the Cobb family and help move this iconic brand forward,” said Mr Vincent.

“Cobb is well equipped to continue innovating, and I look forward to seeing its successes continue.”