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Des Moines, IA, United States, 2011/01/18 - Kemin Industries, Inc., enters the veterinary market with the launch of a new division, Kemin Vet Innovations.
The new division will provide products, solutions and services for the veterinary community serving the livestock, poultry, equine and companion animal markets worldwide.
This business unit will be led by Andrew Yersin, former director of research and development for Kemin AgriFoods North America. As president of Kemin Vet Innovations, Yersin brings a rich background of animal health industry experience including a Ph.D. in Avian Patho-Physiology and nearly 20 years of experience in related industries.
“This is an exciting addition to Kemin’s growing global presence,” says Yersin. “We look forward to expanding our product offerings across regions and supporting the veterinary market with innovative, molecular solutions. As part of Kemin Industries, we will be driven by Kemin’s vision, values and commitments. We will strive to provide the best value to our customers and the animal health industry by providing quality services and by supporting veterinarians and live production operations.”
Kemin Vet Innovations will have its home office located at Kemin’s corporate headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa and will have additional representation in the Middle East, China, Mexico, India and Asia Pacific.
About Kemin – Inspired Molecular Solutions™
Founded in 1961, Kemin Industries (kemin.com) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary of providing “inspired molecular solutions” specifically developed to provide nutrition and health benefits for humans and animals. Kemin distributes approximately 500 specialty ingredients worldwide to the feed and food industries as well as to the health, nutrition and beauty markets. Kemin ingredients positively impact more than 1.3 billion people a day.
A global, privately-held corporation headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa (USA), Kemin has experienced double-digit growth in the last several years. The company has more than 1,200 employees and operates in 60 countries with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.