New organisation and new Head of International Sales
Swissgenetics is separating the international business from the genetics function and positioning it as an independent division with a seat on the executive board.
tfe. The objective of this new organisation at Swissgenetics is to further expand the international activities. Thomas Feitknecht has been appointed as the new head of International Sales. The 38-year old has been working at Swissgenetics for over two years as an Export Sales Manager. Since working as a farmer on his parents’ farm in Ticino he has held various roles as a service engineer, project coordinator and sales person of milking robots and agricultural machinery. Thomas Feitknecht, from the canton of Ticino, attended the School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL) in Zollikofen and speaks five languages.
He will succeed Urs Spescha from the canton of Grisons who took over his parents’ farm in mid-2020. The 35-year old qualified farmer will continue to work part-time in the International Team.