Julie Schwalbe has joined Ceva Animal Health’s swine business unit as strategic account manager. In her new role, Schwalbe’s number one priority is the customer – listening and learning about their needs while going above and beyond to provide an unparalleled customer experience.
“Julie has proven herself to be a highly knowledgeable and experienced partner to both swine veterinarians and producers across the United States,” says Gary Robertson, director, swine business unit. “She thoroughly understands the production and health challenges currently facing swine producers and has the consultative selling skills to help provide customers with effective solutions. She will be a tremendous asset to our team and the swine customers we serve.”
Schwalbe is also responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive sales strategies; partnering with Ceva Technical Services in supporting customer initiatives; and managing relationships with designated key account partners.
Schwalbe has more than 25 years of sales management experience in the swine industry and agriculture. Prior to joining Ceva, she worked in several sales and product management positions for Zoetis, Meredith Corporation and Pioneer Hi-Bred. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural business from Iowa State University.
“In today’s swine industry, it’s imperative that we meet the needs of our customers and help them be more productive and profitable,” says Robertson. “Not only are we expanding our portfolio of effective products and solutions available to our customers, we are building a team with the right people who can add value to their businesses. With Julie’s knowledge and ability to solve problems, she can be a trusted partner in their operations.”