- news, features, articles and disease information for the swine industry


Dr Derek Petry Joins Genesus

02 February 2017
Genesus - The first power in genetics

CANADA - Genesus is pleased to announce the addition of Dr Derek Petry as Chief Development Officer. Dr Petry joins Genesus from Choice Genetics USA, where he served as the CEO and Global Director of R&D.

Dr Petry holds a PhD, MBA, and MS from the University of Nebraska, MS from Kansas State, and BS from Texas A&M.

His previous experience includes six years for Triumph Foods as the AVP of Research and Technical Services. At Triumph, Dr Petry was responsible for Food Safety, Quality Assurance, Sanitation, R&D, and the Microbiology Lab.

“I made the choice to come to Genesus because I was able to see the nucleus and commercial operations in person and how well they are performing,” states Dr Derek Petry. “Then, tasting the product, it was clear to me that Genesus has the best tasting pork in the industry and have the ability to produce this product as efficient or better than the competition.”

“We welcome Dr Petry to further Genesus Development in breeding stock markets and Genetic Improvement. His experience and expertise in so many facets of the swine industry is a welcome addition to the Genesus team,” says Jim Long, President-CEO of Genesus Inc.

To find out more about Genesus Genetics, please take the time to visit their website at .

Share This

News By

Related News

More News

Our Sponsors


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals - 5m Books