CHICAGO, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – A growing animal protein market in China is prompting poultry and pork producers to quickly embrace natural technological advancements to meet growing demand while meeting growing production challenges. Amlan International, a global leader in mineral-based feed additives that promote optimal gut health in poultry and livestock and improve the economics of production, helps producers meet these challenges with the addition of experienced technical professionals and expanding its logistics operations across the country.
Amlan recently appointed eight sales, marketing and technical staff to its staff in China. They include Michael hua, regional director of technical service, and King Zhu, responsible for the technical service. As a team leader, Hua will support and coach the sales team and distribution partners to successfully build and expand the local technical service experience. Zhu joins Hua’s technical service team and brings years of experience in pork production.
“China is the world’s largest pork producer and the top three poultry producers, and operations continue to grow in the country. We are committed to bringing the resources and expertise to help growers meet the challenge of meeting growing demand and changing customer preferences, ”said Fred Kao, vice president of global sales at Amlan.
Amlan has also invested in expanding the capacities of its three logistics centers, strategically located in China to meet growing demand. Amlan established its Chinese subsidiary, Amlan Trading (Shenzhen) Company, Ltd., in 2013 and has since added logistics warehouses in Tianjin, northeast China; Shenzhen to the southeast; and Chongqing in the southwest. The supply centers allow Amlan to quickly adapt to changing product demands in the country.
“The size of China’s consumer base and the rise of its middle class are contributing to increased demand for animal protein in this market. Strategic new hires and investments in our infrastructure in China help support our mission of technical and customer service excellence to keep pace with business growth and changing regulations, ”said Harold Zhou, China Operations Director, Amlan International. “Amlan’s advancements in the research and formulation of feed additives are helping to transform animal protein production by providing proven and reliable alternatives to antibiotics in feed used to promote growth and productivity in poultry production and porcine. “
The additional team members will provide enhanced knowledge and service to customers across the country. In addition to Hua and Zhu, Amlan also recently added the following to the Chinese team:
- Teng Yingyun, Regional Sales Manager, General South China. Teng has 15 years of experience in another large animal health company.
- Chen Yazhou, Commercial director. He brings more than 10 years of sales experience to Amlan to support poultry and pig customers.
- Luo Qiong, Commercial director. Lou spent years at a leading animal health company as a technical representative where he managed key customer relationships.
- Sissi Croc, Senior Marketing Specialist. Sissi was a member of a large animal health company for seven years, where she gained experience in marketing communications.
- Coy Xiao, HR and Paralegal Manager. Coy brings years of leading human resources efforts to various companies.
- Jane Yang, Responsible for finances. With her extensive financial background, Jane will work to further support Aman’s business expansion in China.
Amlan International offers mineral-based feed additives to poultry and livestock producers. Amlan is the animal health business of Oil-Dri Corporation of America, a world leader in the manufacture and marketing of absorbent minerals. Oil-Dri draws on over 80 years of mineral science expertise to selectively extract and process its unique ore for the consumer and business-to-business markets. Oil-Dri Corporation of America doing business as “Amlan International” is a publicly traded stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ODC). Amlan International sells food additives all over the world. Product availability may vary by country, associated claims do not constitute medical claims and may differ based on government requirements.
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