Jeff Monk Elevates IHT Group as US Sales Technical Representative

IHT Group is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Monk to its team as a Sales Technical Representative. With an extensive background in the swine industry, Jeff brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of the company.

As Swine Division Business Manager, Jeff oversaw all production phases on nine sow farms, managing 30,000+ sows. Jeff’s leadership extended beyond the bottom line as he coached and mentored nine managers and 150 staff members on effective communication, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution techniques.

Known for his commitment to maintaining a positive work environment, Jeff successfully minimized staff turnover through meticulous selection, orientation, development, and implementation of incentive programs tied to production goals. His project management skills were demonstrated by completing multiple projects and managing budgets and timelines precisely.

Jeff’s experience also includes roles as Sow Farm Production Manager, where he managed operations and coordinated logistical processes, consistently driving the quality of goods produced. He handled customer complaints about production issues and developed corrective action plans. His responsibilities also involved coordinating facility or equipment maintenance and modification procedures, including equipment replacement.

In addition to his extensive hands-on experience, Jeff holds several certifications highlighting his dedication to excellence in the swine industry. He is Pork Quality Assurance Certified and Advisor, Transportation Quality Assurance Certified, DISC/Leadership Portrait Certified and Advisor, and an Iowa Pork Leadership Academy graduate.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff Monk to the IHT Group team,” said Chris Grant, president of IHT Group. “His proven track record of leadership and success in the swine industry, combined with his commitment to excellence, aligns seamlessly with our company’s values and goals. We look forward to the positive impact Jeff will undoubtedly have on our sales and technical initiatives.”

Jeff Monk’s addition to the IHT Group team marks a significant step forward for the company as it continues to strengthen its position in the industry.

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