Mike Koester has more than 29 years of experience in the animal health industry.

March 26, 2024

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TechMix has hired Mike Koester as bovine sales manager responsible for leading the U.S. bovine sales team. Koester joins TechMix with more than 29 years of experience in the animal health industry in roles that include sales leadership, marketing, and colleague development. Working directly with colleagues has been a focus for him throughout his career. Most recently, Koester was a strategic business partner for the livestock group of the Zoetis Sales Operations.

Koester has extensive livestock experience, spending six years managing dairies before spending seven years managing the teaching and research facility “The Dairy Center” at Iowa State in Calmar, Iowa. He then taught dairy science at Northeast Iowa Community College.

After completing his MBA, Koester joined Pfizer Animal Health, now Zoetis, where he held various positions including dairy sales, learning and development, and area business manager for both dairy and beef managing and coaching colleagues. This was followed by roles as field-based dairy marketing liaison and strategic business partner.

“Mike will be an excellent fit for our company as we continue to build on our domain expertise and achieve our long-term goals of being the leader in keeping animals drinking, eating & producing,” said Mike Nelson, TechMix president.

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