ABS is excited to announce the appointment of Daniel Bauer to the position of GMS Development Manager.

Dan Bauer"ABS is fortunate to have Dan join our team. His experience in linear evaluations, training and promotions will prove to be real assets in fulfilling the expectations of the development manager role. His enthusiasm for genetic improvement and commitment to customer profitability are critical attributes that will benefit ABS in the on-going development of new products and programs designed to meet the changing demands of today's dairy industry," stated Steve Fried, Dairy Programs and Services Director.

Dan will be responsible for the overall training, marketing and promotion of the existing GMS program, reporting directly to Steve Fried, Dairy Programs and Services Director. He will also be responsible for the development of new tools to support genetic sales and enhance customer profitability through improved genetic selections.

"I am extremely excited for the opportunity to join ABS in this challenging role. I look forward to working with the members of the GMS team to develop new genetic tools and services that provide added value to ABS customers in a fast-changing dairy industry," commented Bauer.

A graduate of the UW-Madison with a Bachelor's Degree in Dairy Science, Dan has worked with Jersey Marketing Services (JMS) since 2006, managing the overall business since 2008.

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.