Cheryl Marti Joins Zoetis U.S. Cattle & Equine Marketing Team
Marti brings experience to Zoetis’ U.S. Dairy Genetics and Reproductives business as senior marketing manager
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., August 19, 2014 — Zoetis welcomes Cheryl Marti as senior marketing manager for U.S. Dairy Genetics and Reproductives.
Marti joins the Zoetis U.S. Cattle and Equine marketing team following a successful nine-year career at Zoetis as a territory business manager and senior dairy production specialist based in Wisconsin and fresh cow reproduction manager in the Great Lakes states. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated a strong record of successes and has earned 12 peer-nominated leadership awards.
“Cheryl brings a wealth of experience to our business, and we are very excited to have her on the team,” said Mike Layfield, director of U.S. dairy marketing at Zoetis. “Her previous experience in bovine reproduction, marketing and genetics, along with her extensive dairy industry involvement, make her a valuable addition to the marketing team, and ultimately to our customers.”
Marti grew up on her family’s registered Holstein farm, Olmar Farms, in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. She earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in dairy science with a genetics emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA with a management and marketing emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Marti has been heavily involved in the dairy industry, working over 14 years in the A.I. industry, and has been involved in dairy cattle judging, as well as coaching successful 4-H and collegiate dairy judging teams at the local, state and national levels. She serves as the superintendent for the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest and is a member of the World Dairy Expo exhibitor committee.
Zoetis (zô-EH-tis) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. In 2013, the company generated annual revenue of $4.6 billion. With approximately 9,800 employees worldwide at the beginning of 2014, Zoetis has a local presence in approximately 70 countries, including 27 manufacturing facilities in 10 countries. Its products serve veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in 120 countries. For more information, visit www.zoetisUS.com.
Zoetis is the proud sponsor, with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, of the mobile educational exhibit Animal Connections: Our Journey Together. Families visiting the exhibit will explore the vast bonds between people and animals and learn about the important role veterinarians play in protecting animal and human health.
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