Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc. Announces New Alberta Business Development Representative

Key appointment enhances Topigs Norsvin Business Development team

Winnipeg, June 17, 2019. Topigs Norsvin Canada announced today that Sheldon Friesen has joined its staff as Alberta Business Development Representative, based out of the Central Alberta region. In his new role, Sheldon will be focused on Business Development and customer support in Alberta.

Sheldon has gained considerable experience in our nucleus farms in Manitoba including working at the new Delta Canada Research Centre & Boar testing facility. “He will be a valuable asset to the Topigs Norsvin Canada team and is eager to meet customers and prospects from the pork production sector” said John Sawatzky, Sales Manager for Canada.

In addition to pork production experience Sheldon was employed for seven years with Bayer Crop Science and holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Geography).

“Growing up in Alberta has given me a passion for the people, land and industry for this great province. I am excited about growing my career with Topigs Norsvin. In my spare time I enjoy camping, hiking and barbeques”, said Sheldon.

Sheldon can be reached at (403) 331-1109 or

Topigs Norsvin Canada is a leading swine genetics supplier in North America. Topigs Norsvin produces and develops sound, profitable pig genetic programs and breeding systems for commercial hog production and is one of the largest genetics companies in the world with business activities in more than 55 countries.


For more information contact:
John Sawatzky, Sales Manager
Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc.
Phone: (204) 981-0243

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