Select Sires has hired Julie Becker, Plain City, Ohio, as the new executive assistant to the chief executive officer and corporate secretary for the Select Sires board of directors. She will provide high-level administrative support while coordinating and executing board functions.
Becker comes to Select Sires with more than 25 years of exemplary experience in administrative, management and supervisory roles. She has a bachelor of science in agriculture from The Ohio State University and a master of science in animal science from Montana State University. Becker previously worked as the assistant director of The Ohio State University Large Animal Services for 11 years and has additional managerial experience from Hardaway Veterinary Hospital.
“Julie brings a wealth of experience to Select Sires, both in agriculture and administrative management,” says David Thorbahn, president and CEO of Select Sires. “She is very passionate about agriculture and skilled in her field and I am excited to have her join our team.”
Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America’s largest A.I. organization and is comprised of six farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America’s best genetics at a reasonable price.