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Boehringer Ingelheim Adds Three to Swine Division

by 5m Editor
23 September 2008, at 11:12am

US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) swine division announces the following additions to its U.S. swine team.

Dan Kearney has joined the company’s swine division as a regional sales manager. Kearney has more than 25 years of experience in the animal health industry, including sales management and marketing positions in both the companion and food animal segments. Kearney will manage region 5, which includes Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

“Dan is an exceptional asset to our sales team,“ says Dave Gocken, national sales manager, swine division. “His experience in the industry will be a tremendous resource for not only our sales representatives but also for our customers as well.“

Kearney has a degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and will continue to reside with his family in Alpharetta, Ga.

Jill Johnson has joined the BIVI swine division as a sales representative for the South Dakota, North Dakota and southwest Minnesota sales region. Johnson has worked with livestock producers and veterinarians for the last eight years.

“The addition of Jill to our sales team further supports our Midwestern customers and their growing swine health management needs,“ says Gocken.

Johnson has bachelor’s degrees in biological science and agricultural science, with a minor in chemistry, from South Dakota State University. Johnson will continue to reside with her family in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Ron Rampersad also has joined the BIVI swine division as a senior sales representative for the national accounts team. Rampersad has 16 years of sales experience in the animal health industry and will be working with national accounts for BIVI.

“Ron is an accomplished sales professional,“ says Gocken. “With the addition of Ron, BIVI continues to have one of the strongest, most professional field forces in the swine industry.“

Rampersad has a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a master’s degree in agricultural economics, from Purdue University. Rampersad will continue to reside with his family in Grand Rapids, Mich.