PEOPLE WITH PASSION

Talent Behind The Scenes

 
09.04.2019
“The love of cattle breeding was there from the beginning” 
Erik Thompson, Sales Manager for VikingGenetics Australia
Since a child, Erik has always had a special love for dairy cows. “I was doing something a little different to what the “main pack” was doing,” he recalls. “I certainly share the same passion for dairy cows that my father Bill Thompson was known for in the Australian dairy industry.” 
09.04.2019
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16.11.2018
“The mix of passion for cows with the curiosity of people is what I enjoy the most.”
Sara Wiklert Peterson, Head of Sales, in charge of the three priority export markets for VikingGenetics: United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. She is a member of the Management team and the chief manager at VG Skara, Sweden. Sara was also in charge of the Export Manager group to global markets and a pioneer in the development of the crossbreed system, ProCROSS. 
16.11.2018
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10.08.2018
Taking Nordic “black and white” to the top spot 
Claus Langdahl is our Breeding Manager for VikingHolstein. He grew up on his family farm in Denmark where his parents had around 40 Holstein cows, and now he is leading the team that are taking VikingHolstein forward to a top position in the world. 
10.08.2018
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13.07.2018
 “With embryos you need a clear plan how to work”
When talking with Johanna Aro, you cannot skip embryos. That is what she does. That is her passion. How did it all start? She is our VikingEmbryo 
13.07.2018
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29.06.2018
Understanding the bulls is essential to my work
Jan Jokumsen works in the barn in the bull station in Assentoft, Denmark, og he knows how important it is to keep a respect to the large animals.
29.06.2018
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12.04.2018
We congratulate Charlotte Andersson who accomplished 40 years working for VikingGenetics 
Charlotte Andersson has witnessed the advances that cattle breeding has reached through 40 years of working to develop the Scandinavian breeding program that aims for a balance between production and health. 
12.04.2018
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09.03.2018
Tuula Nyström, Barn Manager and the person everyone calls ”mom”. 
“Empathy, respect and courage are very important for a good animal caretaker. And it is not a question of the size of the person, it’s the size of the heart that matters” 
09.03.2018
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02.02.2018
Two-way success with Esben Matzen as our first agricultural trainee in the VikingGenetics barns in Denmark. 
Esben Matzen is 20 years old and finished his agricultural education in January. During his education, Esben was employed as a trainee in the VikingGenetics bull station in Bovlund in the southern part of Denmark. 
02.02.2018
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05.12.2017
FROM CARING FOR THE BULLS TO SUPERUSER
If you would like to meet someone who really knows VikingGenetics, that would be Camilla Öberg. 
05.12.2017
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02.11.2017
When numbers and statistics make a difference for dairy farmers
Jan Lassen is working as Project leader in the R&D department at VikingGenetics. Since he joined VikingGenetics a year ago, Jan has been working with a number of projects. Jan’s primary focus is feed efficiency, which is going to be the next trait to be added in the Nordic Total Merit index (NTM). VikingGenetics actively participates in international projects for developing the index for feed efficiency. 
02.11.2017
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04.10.2017
Moving continents is dedication
Anna Norgren is our Business Manager in VikingGenetics Australia. Anna started working for VikingGenetics in July 2010 when VikingGenetics started its first subsidiary company outside Scandinavia. 
04.10.2017
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08.09.2017
Meet Chris Stone - our Sales Manager in the UK who fell in love with cows a long time ago 
Chris is working for VikingGenetics as a Sales Manager since the launch of our subsidiary in United Kingdom, in January 2017, but he also worked as a sales agent for the former distributor of our genetics in the UK.
08.09.2017
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