A third generation member of the Nelson family will lead the pet food and technology business
DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Chemin Industries, a global ingredients manufacturer that strives to continually improve the quality of life for 80 percent of the world’s people through its products and services, bears the Kimberly name Nelson introduced. A third generation member of Kemin’s founding family, as President of Kemin Nutrisurance, the company’s pet nutrition and rendering technology business unit.
Kimberly Nelson, a third-generation member of Chemin Industries’ founding family, has been appointed President of the company’s Pet Food and Rendering Technology business unit.
Family business Chemin was founded 61 years ago by Nelson’s grandparents, RW and Mary Nelson. Nelson has been with Chemin for seven years, most recently as General Manager of North America for Chemin Nutrisurance. During his tenure, the global business unit reported double-digit revenue growth despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its supply chain strain.
“I am thrilled to lead Chemin Nutrition and very proud to continue the important work my family has done over the past six decades,” said Nelson. “As a pet owner, I am particularly excited to be part of this business and I look forward to growing it to continue our success and further solidify my position as an industry leader.” I look forward to it.”
Prior to joining Kemin Nutrisurance, Nelson was President of Kemin Textile Auxiliaries, a company providing total chemical solutions to the denim and apparel industries under the Garmon Chemicals brand. Nelson helped lead the acquisition of Garman Chemicals in early 2018, serving as Business Development Manager and then General Manager – India for Chemin Textile Auxiliary.
David Revere, Worldwide Group President, Chemin Industries, said, “I am extremely pleased to promote Kimberly Nelson to President of Chemin Nutrition as she brings the people-centric leadership and business acumen necessary to deliver our pet nutrition and business. performed.” “Kimberly has an excellent track record of driving innovation and has demonstrated her ability to effectively lead a global business unit. With the results she has already delivered, I am confident that she will continue to serve the Nelson family and continue Kemin’s impressive legacy.”
Nelson spent five years in marketing in Hong Kong before joining Kemin in 2017. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a master’s degree from Savannah College of Art and Design.
Nelson will take up his new role in October 2022 and Alberto Munoz, currently Marketing Director of Chemin Nutrisurance, will take over his current position as North America General Manager for the business unit.
About Kemin Industries
chemical industries (www.kemin.com) is a global ingredients company committed to making a lasting difference in the quality of life of 80 percent of the world’s people through its products and services. The company supplies over 500 specialty ingredients in the areas of human and animal health and nutrition, pet nutrition, aquaculture, nutraceuticals, food technology, crop technology, textiles, biofuels and animal vaccines.
For more than half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to applying applied science to address industry challenges and provide product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. With a commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products, Chemin supplies ingredients to feed a growing population.
Founded in 1961, Chemin is a privately held, family-owned company with over 3,000 employees worldwide and offices in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Italy, San Marino and Singapore. , South Africa and the United States.
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