GENEX welcomes new employees, promotes another

Two new employees were recently welcomed at GENEX, the cattle genetics cooperative headquartered in Shawano.

Morgan Swiecichowski, of Pulaski, accepted the position of U.S. dairy marketing program specialist. She provides leadership in coordination of GENEX events and conferences, as well as marketing efforts involved with professional dairy photography and tour coordination for visitors. Swiecichowski earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University.

Meredith Bowers, of Marion, joins GENEX as the dairy education instructor. Bowers develops and conducts artificial insemination and sales training courses. She also provides continued education for the GENEX dairy sales and service staff. Bowers holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

In addition to these new hires, Wayne Connahvichnah, of Shawano, was promoted to sire handler. In this position, Connahvichnah cares for the cooperative’s animals.

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