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Ethan Parsley Joins Hypor Genetics

Ethan Parsley

Hypor continues to grow throughout the U.S., and the latest addition to their sales team will help accomplish that.

“We’re pleased to be bringing Ethan Parsley on board as an account manager,” says Graydon Bell, Hypor General Manager USA. “He combines a good education from Kansas State and a strong background in sales and production.” Together with a long family history in farming, those qualities will allow him to serve Hypor customers with a high level of experience.

In covering Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, Ethan gives Hypor an increased presence in these areas as the company continues to grow. The agreement with Tempel Genetics to execute and expand Hypor genetics in the U.S. market and the new regional boar stud makes this a timely hire and an exciting time for the company.

With his experience working in sow herds and as a Livestock Feeding Consultant, Ethan brings a deep understanding to Hypor’s clients from a production standpoint.

“This new hire gives us more of a local presence and the ability to work directly with the producer. We’re excited about Ethan joining our team. We feel confident that he can help evaluate producer needs and use his experience to help maximize their genetic progress.”


ADM Animal Nutrition Expands Team of Research and Sales Professionals

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ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), announces the addition of five new individuals to its growing team of experts.

With a focus in monogastrics, Ferdinando Almeida is an experienced research scientist and swine nutritionist also new to ADM Animal Nutrition. Almeida earned his Master of Science and doctorate in swine nutrition from the University of Illinois and a post doctorate from the University of Illinois in immune-physiology. He will lead research to identify value-added opportunities in current and new processing streams for swine and poultry applications at ADM.

Thomas Frangione and Ross Windham will serve as national account managers, focusing on ADM Animal Nutrition’s dairy and poultry businesses respectively.  John Bowzer joins ADM Animal Nutrition as lead research scientist in aquaculture.

New to ADM Animal Nutrition’s companion animal team is Vanessa Beaudoin, national account manager for the Canadian sector. Beaudoin has a Master of Science in animal behavior and nutrition as well as an MBA in sustainable commerce from the University of Guelph.

“On behalf of ADM Animal Nutrition, we’d like to welcome our new colleagues to the team,” said Andrew Carlson, vice president, Bioactives and Specialty Animal Nutrition, in a press release. “This is an exciting time for our group as we continue to grow and expand our network of industry experts and provide customers with unmatched insights across a variety of species and services.”

Central Life Sciences Promotes Tracy L. Harris III to VP of Sales for Professional Brands

Tracy Harris

Central Life Sciences, whose founders invented insect growth regulator (IGR) technology more than 45 years ago, announces the promotion of Tracy L. Harris III to Vice President of Sales for its professional brands. In his expanded role, Harris will oversee the sales leadership responsibilities for the professional pest management, vector, livestock, farm and feed, grain storage and processing, turf and ornamental, and horticulture segments.

Harris has been with Central Life Sciences for more than 16 years, most recently serving as Senior Director of Sales for the Professional Agricultural Products division since 2014.

“Central Life Sciences has a team of dedicated sales professionals, and I am excited to see Tracy continue to deliver solutions to our customers through his leadership and guidance,” said Trevor Thorley, General Manager of Central Life Sciences.

Prior to joining Central Life Sciences, Harris was the Director of Sales Operations with eMerge Interactive, Inc. and was the Regional Manager for Feed Additives for Roche Vitamins, Inc. Harris earned his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Mississippi State University.

Juan Carlos Bello Named Nutriad Technical Sales Manager in Mexico

Juan Carlos Bello

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, announced the appointment of Juan Carlos Bello as Technical Sales Manager Swine and Poultry in Mexico. The local Nutriad team is based out of Irapuato (Guanajuato) and covers Mexico and Central America. Having shown strong growth in Mexico in recent years, the company is now pursuing growth in Central America as well via its distributor network and direct sales.

“Mexico is the world’s fourth producer of animal feed and Central America is growing its’ production steadily,” says José Luís Laparra, General Manager Mexico and Central America. “The poultry industry is traditionally very strong, but we see opportunities across all species: swine, ruminants and aquaculture. We build on a long heritage and have consistently invested in technical support and product development to address our customer’s needs. This appointment is a next step towards realizing our growth strategy.”

Bello holds a veterinarian degree and an agri-business degree from Escuela Superior de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia in the State of Puebla. He also holds a degree in Poultry Production from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and a Master in Finance from Instituto de Estudios Universitarios in Puebla City.

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