Industry veterans Randy Anderson and Thad Hinkle have joined the Swine Division sales and marketing team at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI).
“One of our top priorities is to ensure our customer service always keeps pace with the expansion of our product portfolio,” said Greg Lewis, regional manager, Swine Division, BIVI. “Randy and Thad both impressed us with their exceptional people skills, swine health knowledge and willingness to go the extra mile to help veterinarians and producers solve problems.”
Anderson will focus on strategic and key accounts. He joins BIVI from Genesus Genetics Inc., where he was general manager for the U.S. and led a national account team that managed 50 top accounts. His previous industry experience includes work at Novus International, where he served as senior director of North America, director of North America Livestock Business and national sales manager for the Pork Business Team. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science in agriculture communications from Illinois State University.
Hinkle joins BIVI as a sales representative working with strategic accounts. His most recent industry position was operations manager for Cargill Pork. He also served several key positions including technical service manager, production manager and multiplication production manager. He also worked as field manager technician at Tyson Foods. Hinkle graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in agriculture business and minor in animal science.
“We are excited to welcome Thad and Randy to our team,” said Lewis. “Even more importantly, both have extensive swine industry experience and expertise that will be of benefit to our customers.”