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Ann Marie Magnochi, of Footville, Wisconsin, has been hired by Select Sires Inc. as a communications specialist. In this role, she will collaborate with team members and adjacent departments to create and implement digital communications highlighting Select Sires’ genetics, programs and services.
“We are excited to welcome Ann Marie to our department! Her life-long passion for agriculture and strong work ethic align with our core values as a department and a cooperative,” said Leslie Maurice, director of communications, Select Sires Inc. “As we are tasked with engaging and connecting with field staff and customers, Ann Marie’s many years of experience in the dairy industry and her work in communications roles will provide tremendous insight.”
For 10 years, Magnochi was responsible for the overall operations and logistics of World Dairy Expo’s dairy cattle show. She facilitated all aspects of each breed show and managed youth contests. Since 2008, she has worked as a freelance writer and designer for independent agricultural publications. Her ongoing freelance work has provided her with many unique opportunities, including researching, drafting, editing and designing a 400-page book detailing a dairy herd’s influential history. Throughout her professional career she has expanded and refined her skillset to include written communication, publication design, event planning and contract management. Her continued involvement in breed associations, industry organizations, and deep understanding of industry trends, adds great value to her new role at Select Sires.
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.