The people behind Breeder Signals
The Breeder Signals concept has been developed by Roodbont Publishers.
We would like to introduce you to the team behind Breeder Signals.
Rick van Emous (expert author)
Rick was born in Putten were he also spent his childhood on a farm with dairy, sows and broiler breeders. He graduated in 1990 as a Bachelor in Animal Production and worked as a research assistant for two years at the Poultry Research Center ‘Spelderholt’. Thereafter he joined Cobb-Europe for five years as a technical-commercial adviser. From 1998 he returned as a researcher at ‘Spelderholt’. Here he worked first with laying hens and from 2003 onwards, he focused on broiler breeders. In November 2010, he started his PhD (Feeding the modern broiler breeder) and graduated at 6 February 2015. Currently, Rick is working as a Senior Researcher Poultry at Wageningen Livestock Research intensively with breeders in relation to many topics as nutrition, husbandry, welfare, housing, etc.
Ton van Schie (publisher)
Ton van Schie grew up on a dairy farm and studied animal science at Wageningen University. After his studies, he worked in agricultural education and as an agricultural journalist. He had the ideal background to start working at Roodbont Publishers B.V. in 1999. He has been one of the company’s owners since 2010 and is mainly responsible for content production. With the help of his network of experts and his own critical perspective, he combines scientific knowledge with practical experience, text with images, theoretical information with hands-on advice and mixes this all together to create the unique content products for which Roodbont is known. He is the hub in the network of authors, reviewers, illustrators, graphic designers, and translators with only one goal: to make agricultural knowledge accessible to a large audience. You can contact Ton via email@example.com or by telephone on + 31 6 52718064.
Janneke Janssens (business developer)
Janneke Janssens has 20 years of experience in the agricultural publishing sector. As co-owner of Roodbont Publishers, she has final responsibility for business development, concept development, marketing and sales. Janneke identifies new market opportunities as well as new markets to enter or partners to work with. She gives special attention to online knowledge transfer and online learning opportunities. If you have any questions, tips or see potential opportunities for further development, please contact Janneke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annemarie Weijland (account manager)
At Roodbont Publishers, Annemarie Weijland is responsible for the sales of Breeder Signals. Annemarie has extensive experience in international agriculture and the world of publishing. Drawing on this experience, she will be happy to help you with any questions about the commercial options of Breeder Signals. You can contact Annemarie via email@example.com or by telephone on + 31 6 29299094.
Christel Lubbers (publishing coordinator)
Christel Lubbers is truly multi-talented when it comes to publishing high-quality knowledge products. With extensive experience in all facets of project coordination, Christel has an indispensable role at Roodbont Publishers in relation to Breeder Signals. She is tasked with publishing and distributing all the relevant knowledge at the right time and to the right people. Christel coordinates the production process of the content and manages the Online Study Centre. If you have any questions about these aspects, please contact Christel at firstname.lastname@example.org.