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Gijs Rutjes

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Gijs Rutjes

Technical Sales Support Manager, Coppens International, an Alltech company

Gijs is the technical sales support manager for Coppens International, an Alltech company. He studied aquaculture at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, specializing in fish nutrition and immunity in fish. After completing his studies, he worked on a RAS catfish farm for nearly three years before entering the fish feed industry. He joined Coppens in 2003 and works to support the sales force and customer network with feed choices, feeding strategies and fish farming matters. Gijs is also involved in research and product development.