Midwest Livestock Systems, LLC, (MLS), is pleased to announce Pam Hendel as the new general manager of their dairy division based in Zumbrota, Min. effective June 15. She will manage overall division profitability, evaluate new business development opportunities, enhance inventory management systems and lead development programs for division team members.
Hendel, a University of Minnesota-Twin Cities alumnus, brings a wealth of knowledge and 20 years of dairy marketing and sales experience to the MLS leadership team. Prior to accepting this position, she was the Business Development Manager for International Protein Sires and earlier in her career held the role of Director of Marketing and Vice President of Domestic Sales for Accelerated Genetics.
“Pam will bring a new and fresh perspective to the MLS dairy division and provide key leadership for the future, as we strive to provide industry leading professional service and quality products to dairy producers in the upper Midwest,” said Barrie Luers, MLS General Manager.
Hendel is passionate about the dairy industry as she has devoted her time and talents to programs benefiting the next generation of dairy farmers. She serves on the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation Vision Planning Committee, co-chairs the Minnesota State 4-H Dairy Show and is a member of the Holstein USA Genetic Advancement Committee. Hendel and her husband are in the Minnesota Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame and have a registered herd of Holstein and Brown Swiss dairy cattle in Minnesota.
Since 1999, MLS has been serving dairy producers as a leading supplier of milking, cooling, hygiene and barn equipment. MLS takes pride in building professional producer relationships and serves its customers through warehouse locations in Menomonie, Wis., Zumbrota, Min., Sioux Falls, S.D., and Beatrice, Neb.