Genesus is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chad Bierman, Ph.D. to the position of Geneticist.  

As a Geneticist he will oversee genetic improvement programs at genetic nucleus farms, provide leadership for our health R&D program and provide genetic improvement technical support for customers.

Chad has over 18 years of experience in the pig genetics industry in various genetic improvement and research and development roles. In addition to his extensive experience in developing and managing genetic improvement programs, his production and customer support experience will serve him well in his new role.

As a member of the Genesus genetic program team, he will collaborate with other team members, university and government researchers and Genesus technical and sales staff.  

“We look forward to Chad’s contributions to our program. His skill set, experience, and desire to develop the best genetics for our pork industry make him an excellent choice for this position. Furthermore, Chad’s Iowa location provides the opportunity to continually engage our US-based genetic program partners and collaborators. Our genetic improvement and R&D programs continue to develop and finding the right people to lead these programs is a key to the future of Genesus” 

says Dr. Bob Kemp, VP of Genetic Programs and R&D.

Chad holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and BS and MS degrees from South Dakota State University. Agriculture has always been part of his life having been born and raised on a livestock and crop farm in southwest Minnesota. Chad resides in Indianola, IA with his wife and children. 

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