Nedap Livestock Management, a global leader in automated swine and dairy herd management technology, recently added to its North American livestock sales team. Carl Herrmann and Holly Hutchinson joined as sales account executives, focusing on pig producers.
“Carl and Holly bring a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to Nedap and our customers,” said Bertino Verstege, managing director of Nedap Livestock Management. “They’ll be instrumental in helping producers enhance pig farm efficiency and profitability through improved herd management."
As sales account executives, Herrmann and Hutchinson will work with Nedap business partners and new and existing swine customers to provide herd management solutions.
Herrmann is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science. He’s also a graduate of the Illinois Agriculture Leadership Foundation class of 2020 and is based in Hoyleton, Illinois.
Before joining Nedap Livestock Management, Herrmann’s tenure included feed mill and feed manufacturing management. He also served as a project construction manager and a purchasing project manager for The Maschhoffs and an account manager for Hog Slat Inc.
“I’m encouraged by Nedap’s resources, long-term strategy and its commitment to the U.S. and global swine industries,” said Herrmann. “I look forward to working with our strong team to help support producers and their herd management success.”
Hutchinson is a graduate of Kansas State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science and is based in Hartley, Iowa.
Following her role as a farrowing manager at Twin Valley Producers, she joined Christensen Farms as animal transfer manager, working to improve animal handling and movement protocols. Before joining Nedap Livestock Management, Hutchinson also served as swine production manager for Cooperative Farmers Elevator.
“I’m excited to be part of the Nedap team and support swine producers and partners,” said Hutchinson. “I look forward to providing solutions to on-farm challenges pig producers face.”