PEACHTREE CITY, GA (June 24, 2020) —Huvepharma, a global human and animal pharmaceutical company, has named Dr. David Smith as the new Veterinary Technical Service Manager for the U.S. Poultry Team. Dr. Smith has extensive career experience in Veterinary Technical Services for some of the largest animal health companies in the poultry industry. The company believes his track record of success in both technical service and animal health will ensure Huvepharma continues to deliver the service and quality expected as a premier pharmaceutical supplier to the industry.
Dr. Smith’s knowledge of U.S. poultry production practices and trends will drive the Poultry Business Unit forward as it capitalizes on industry-driven fundamentals.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Smith joining the Huvepharma team,” said Drew Weir, Director for U.S. Poultry at Huvepharma. “He is a tremendous resource to the poultry industry and brings with him the experience to support a wide variety of technical veterinary capacities. We are all excited for Dr. Smith to take the lead on some very important projects focused on furthering Huvepharma’s position as a leader in poultry health solutions.”
Prior to joining Huvepharma, Dr. Smith served as the Director of Professional Veterinary Services at Boehringer Ingelheim for the U.S. Poultry Business, where he led the Veterinary Services Team for five years. He also spent 16 years in various roles at Merial Select, supporting their avian business.
“Huvepharma is well on its way to becoming a leader in the poultry industry and I am excited to be a part of the journey,” said Dr. Smith. “Their focus on products for nutrition, prevention and treatment provide new choices to the industry and I look forward to adding my expertise and insights to their expanding, unique portfolio of poultry products.”
Dr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in animal sciences from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University and a Master of Science in Veterinary Clinical Sciences from Mississippi State University. He currently resides in Gainesville, Georgia.
The U.S. Poultry Team is committed to providing innovative solutions to the evolving needs of its customers through technical expertise, strategic account representation and expansion of its diverse portfolio. By expanding Huvepharma’s existing product reach and leading the charge in prioritizing product field trials, the group will push Huvepharma forward in its mission to ensure positive contribution in a quickly evolving sector of animal health.