News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

CONTACT: JANET KELLER, 608-224-6455
OR VIA EMAIL AT: jkeller@wdexpo.com

SEARCH FOR WORLD DAIRY EXPO MANAGER UNDERWAY

MADISON, WISCONSIN – World Dairy Expo’s Board of Directors has begun the search for a new general manager to succeed Mark Clarke. Clarke vacated the post at the end of November. Bob Kaiser is serving in an interim capacity until a new general manager is hired.

Applications are now being accepted for the position. Interested individuals are directed to World Dairy Expo’s home page:  www.worlddairyexpo.com where they will find a link with all pertinent details. Questions about the job position should be directed to Bob Kaiser at 608-224-6455, ext. 102.

Deadline for position applications will be February 15, 2013.

World Dairy Expo is an annual event, attracting more than 72,000 attendees from 90 countries. It is home to the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show with 850 companies exhibiting from more than 28 countries. Over 2,500 head of the finest dairy cattle in the world compete for honors in the seven breed shows. The five-day dairy industry showcase has a statewide economic impact of $50 million dollars annually.

World Dairy Expo is a non-profit, 501©3 organization. Its for-profit subsidiary, WDE Management, Inc. provides management services for the Dane County Fair, the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge and the Purebred Dairy Cattle Association.

“Center of the Dairy Universe” is the theme for World Dairy Expo 2013 which will take place Tuesday, October 1 – Saturday, October 5 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.worlddairyexpo.com