World Wide Sires is pleased to announce that Roger Foster will join the World Wide Sires team in the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), beginning October 1, 2012. In this capacity, Roger will be responsible for all financial management, finance and accounting areas including financial oversight of the company's wholly owned subsidiaries and foreign joint ventures. Based in the company's Visalia, CA office, Roger will play an important role in the overall strategic direction and growth of the company.
A graduate of Idaho State University, Roger comes to World Wide Sires with over 12 years of experience working within business leadership teams. During his career, Roger has served as CFO for a division of a Fortune 500 company specializing in land development and construction. Most recently, Roger served as CFO for an agriculture production company and agriculture commodity processor, marketer and exporter.
World Wide Sires Chief Executive Officer, John Schouten, commented, "I am most pleased to have Roger join the World Wide Sires staff and am sure that his experience will be valuable to World Wide Sires as we move forward in our daily work and long term strategy."
Roger and his wife Donna live in Visalia, CA and have two children, Zackory (age 17) and Paige (age 9).
Current CFO, Tom Garcia will retire in January 2013, after over 20 years of service to World Wide Sires.
World Wide Sires, Ltd. remains at the forefront in providing exceptional genetics for outstanding type and phenomenal production. A leading exporter of U.S. livestock semen, World Wide Sires represents Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Oceania.