Aug 02

Agricon announces new sales manager for Latin America and China

Charlotte (NC), USA / Vechta, Germany – Rodolfo Arreaga has been appointed Sales Manager for Latin America and China of  Agricon. The division, headquartered in Charlotte (NC), USA, manufactures high-quality agri-housing for poultry and swine producers in over 60 countries worldwide.

Arreaga joined Agricon in December 2016. He came with credentials that demanded an understanding of the complexities of animal production, building and equipment systems in cold, moderate, and tropical locations, together with the knowledge of sales and commercial processes in different countries.

Prior to joining Agricon, Rodolfo was leading sales divisions for the GSI group for more than ten years in different regions (Latin America, China, India, and EMEA) for both poultry and pig equipment and structures. Before this, Rodolfo was involved in different roles in the swine industry in Guatemala and Central America.

Rodolfo was educated at Universidad del Valle in Guatemala, where he received a Bachelor degree in Agricultural Science.

Agricon belongs to the internationally successful Big Dutchman group. The company is the Big Dutchman brand for turn-key solutions with professional metal buildings that include double panel for the global agricultural industry. The brand Betco by Agricon results from the takeover of Qingdao Betco by Big Dutchman, the world’s leading equipment supplier for modern pig and poultry production.

Qingdao Betco is one of the leading suppliers of steel structures for livestock, specializing in pig and poultry management worldwide. The company was founded as the Asian branch of Betco, Inc. Qingdao Betco is particularly active in the Asia-Pacific region.