PLAIN CITY, Ohio, March 10, 2017 — Eric Renner has joined Select Sires Inc. as a dairy analytics support specialist. His responsibilities will include administering the RePRO ReVIEW database and program, including data retrieval and analysis and reporting results to customers. This position will work closely with Select Reproductive Solutions® (SRS®) specialists and Program for Genetic Advancement™ (PGA™) coordinators to improve the reproductive performance of herds across the country. Renner will be based in the Plain City, Ohio office.
“I’m looking forward to having a great career with such a respected and successful company where the knowledge, skills and passion of others can be combined with mine,” said Renner. “I look forward to working with reproductive specialists and customers.”
Originally from northwest Ohio, Renner grew up on a dairy and grain farm that he is still involved in. In 2012, he earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural systems management with a minor in agribusiness and applied economics from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Select Sires, Renner worked with a group of John Deere dealers where he supported and sold technology solutions and performed network and computer systems support. He also spent time installing and repairing lawn irrigation systems with BrightView Landscape Services. Last November, Renner began a master’s in business administration degree through DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. He currently resides with his wife, Lauren, in Gahanna, Ohio.
“We are excited Eric has taken the initiative and accepted this new position to improve and expand our capabilities in gathering data from cooperating dairy producers and turning it into useful information,” explained Chuck Sattler, vice president of genetic programs. “His thoughtful approach and technical expertise will greatly assist Select Sires in fine-tuning our genetic development programs and delivering improved reproduction management services.”
Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America’s largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America’s best genetics at a reasonable price.