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Dr. Eric Christianson joins Elanco Animal Health as Senior Technical Consultant

GREENFIELD, Ind., August 3, 2011 — Dr. Eric Christianson has joined the Elanco Animal Health team as Senior Technical Consultant, Swine Business Unit. He will be using his expertise and leadership within the U.S. commercial swine industry as a resource for sales representatives, marketing personnel and fellow technical consultants. He will also be providing technical support to Elanco’s swine production customers.

Dr. Christianson received his DVM from Iowa State University and spent the past 8 years as the Vice President/Director, Grow/Finish Operations & Marketing for Christiansen Farms in Sleepy Eye, MN. He has also served as the Technical Services Manager for Cargill Meat Solutions.

“Dr. Christianson brings a high level of practical experience and knowledge in swine production and health management,” explained Dr. Kerry Keffaber, Director Swine Technical Consulting. “He understands how decisions are made in swine production companies and will provide unique value as a respected consultant to our customers and their influencers.”

Elanco is a global innovation-driven company that develops and markets products to improve animal health and food-animal production in more than 75 countries. Elanco employs more than 2,300 people worldwide, with offices in more than 40 countries, and is a division of Eli Lilly and Company, a leading global pharmaceutical corporation. Additional information about Elanco is available at