The AgSource Board of Directors has named Pat Baier Chief Operating Officer of the cooperative, effective immediately. Baier succeeds Pete Giacomini, who now serves as Cooperative Resources International (CRI) Vice President of Business Development.
A graduate of U.W. River Falls, Baier started his career as a Sales & Service Technician with 21st Century Genetics, now known as Genex, In 1999, he was named Associate Vice President of Genex Domestic Marketing. In 2004 he became Vice President of AgSource DHI Operations. For the past nine years, he has been responsible for DHI product development and management of marketing and consulting programs.
AgSource Cooperative Services provides agricultural and environmental laboratory analysis and management information services to clients located throughout the United States and across the globe. The largest full-service DHI provider in the country, AgSource is a member-owned cooperative and a subsidiary of Cooperative Resources International.