Josh Jens has joined ABS Global, Inc. as a district sales manager for southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and Iowa.
"Josh has a tremendous background in agriculture, dairy management and sales that will make him an exceptional addition to the central division team," stated Matt Anderson, central division manager. "We look forward to utilizing his leadership and motivation to lead a strong sales team and grow and develop dairy and beef sales within his district."
Josh brings diverse knowledge of the dairy industry to his new role, as his most recent position was as an equipment consultant where he was responsible for assessing customer equipment needs and assisting them with purchases. Prior to his incorporation into the equipment business, he was an area sales manager for ABS, where he delivered value-added genetic solutions and programs while ensuring profitable sales growth in his territory.
As a district sales manager, Jens will develop effective sales plans for his assigned district and manage the implementation of plans within the sales force. He will also be responsible for acquiring new employees and developing business objectives that will be overseen by the divisional manager and director of U.S. sales. Josh will be based out of his home in the Madison area.
Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, technologies and uddercare products. Marketing in more than 80 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc.