Genex welcomes new employees, promotes others

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

Jessica Rottier, of Seymour, accepted the position of distribution specialist. Rottier processes orders for bovine genetics.

Dr. Catherine Carrier, of Shawano, joins Genex as the director of veterinary services and education. Carrier provides veterinary services and oversight of biosecurity and health protocols regarding the cooperative’s animals. She earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Carrier is also board certified in laboratory animal medicine.

In addition to these new hires, two employees were promoted.

Warren Raddatz, of Krakow, was promoted to director of distribution services. Raddatz manages the global distribution and inventory of bovine genetics along with the distribution of resale products. He holds a bachelor’s degree in animal industries management from the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Kendall Kasper, of Oconto Falls, is now a domestic distribution coordinator. Kasper processes sales orders and the transfer of bovine genetics.

Genex is a provider of animal genetics, reproductive solutions, value-added products and innovative services. As a cooperative business, Genex serves members and customers — dairy and beef cattle producers — across the country and is part of Cooperative Resources International. For more information, visit