Declan Patten has joined Jetstream Genetics as sales and operations manager for Australia, effective July 24, 2023. We are excited to build strong partnerships with breeders and resellers throughout Australia with this recently formed division of Jetstream Genetics.
Declan’s strong record in the dairy industry includes his background as a co-owner of the largest dairy exposition in the Austral-Asia region, International Dairy Week, along with his long-term roles in North America with Cutting Edge Genetics and Butlerview Farms. He has deep genetics knowledge as owner of Lightning Ridge Genetics where he has marketed cattle around the world and managed breeding programs like IHG and Endeavor Holstein Genetics.
“Having Declan in this position aligns with our goal of move genetics forward and will enhance our position in the Australian market with strong branding and customer experience while providing the best genetics possible to our clients and re-sellers. Declan has a proven record for breeding excellence and is a leader in innovative marketing strategies. We are beyond pleased to have Declan join our team,” says Roger Turner, Global Sales and Genetic Manager for Jetstream Genetics.
Jetstream Genetics is part of the URUS family of companies, one of the largest and leading sources of high-quality genetics globally. Declan and his family live in Traralgon, Victoria, Australia and we’re pleased to welcome him to the Jetstream Genetics team.