The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.Brandon Thesing has accepted the role of associate vice president of corporate accounts for Select Sires Inc. Thesing has dedicated nearly 12 years to the Select Sires federation, first working as a key client specialist in Minnesota and most recently as a corporate account manager for the I-29 region. In his new role, he will be responsible for maintaining, growing and developing business relationships. Thesing has a keen business sense and expert knowledge of genetic and reproductive management. Sizeable operations that span multiple states will benefit from Thesing’s move to this new role. He will work closely with these herds to leverage genetic opportunities and to create cohesive strategies that encompass the entire operation, including satellite facilities. Thesing will also collaborate with Select Sires’ corporate account team and member marketing personnel to best serve the needs of Select Sires’ farmer-owners.
“Brandon’s years of industry experience and dedication to Select Sires make him the perfect fit for this new role,” said Lyle Kruse, vice president of U.S. market development, Select Sires Inc. “He will serve some of the nation’s most progressive dairy operations as a trusted advisor and help them maximize genetic progress and reproductive efficiency.”
Thesing is a 2011 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in animal science and a 2021 graduate of the Krannert School of Business Executive Masters of Business Administration program. In 2015, he was awarded the Select Sires Activity System Specialist of the Year award and in 2016 he was honored as Select Sires’ Select Reproductive Specialist of the Year.
Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is the largest global A.I. cooperative and is comprised of six farmer-owned and -controlled local organizations in the United States. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen, as well as excellence in service and programs to supply dairy and beef producers with the world’s best genetics.