ABS Global, Inc. recognized 13 of its best dairy representatives during its dairy rep roundtable event on September 8th and 9th. The event included multiple roundtable discussion forums, industry speakers, and the awards program. Richard Williams, ABS Global general manager for North America, stated, “One of the goals for this event was to be a source of idea transfer for ABS’s top performing and fastest growing dairy reps, and how they can improve their own businesses.”
Receiving awards for Sales Increase were: Hank Veenendaal, Hanford, Calif., John Coleman, Valders, Wis., Jeff Moore, Cass City, Mich., and Henk Schuurman, Mossley, Ontario, Canada. Receiving the Volume awards were: John Nelson, Los Banos, Calif., Tom Scheller, Fort Collins, Colo., Bob Driesenga Jr., Zeeland, Mich., and Hal Muxlow, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. Receiving awards for Divisional Choice were: Ricardo Delatorre, Visalia, Calif., Bob Brink, Spicer, Minn., William David Armstead, Falmouth, Mich., and Mario Benjamin, St. Ignace De Standbridge, Quebec, Canada. Special recognition was given to Tim Timmons from Clear Lake, S.D. for his contributions to the company.
Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, ABS Global is the world leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, technologies and udder care 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.