New Hampton, New York (August 23, 2011) – Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ: BCPC), the global leader in feed ingredient protection technology and choline chloride, has announced the addition of Jonathan Griffin as the North American Sales Manager – Specialty Products. In this position, Griffin will lead Balchem’s Animal Nutrition & Health sales and training efforts for its encapsulated and chelated mineral products.
Bringing over 13 years of sales leadership experience, Griffin will be responsible for leading the sales efforts for Balchem’s Animal Nutrition & Health (ANH) Business in North America and will be a key member of the Balchem ANH Leadership Team. Prior to joining Balchem, Griffin held strategic sales and marketing leadership roles within the feed ingredients sector.
“Jonathan is well known within the industry and we are pleased to add his level of expertise and industry knowledge to our team,” stated Dana Putnam, General Manager of Balchem Animal Nutrition and Health. “Jonathan’s strong customer focus and unique insight will elevate our already strong sales team to the next level and bring true value to our customers. This is the focus of everything we do at Balchem.”
Griffin earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Management and Dairy Science from Cornell University and his Master’s degree in Business Management from the University of Florida. He also brings strong technical experience in a variety of roles, including account/territory management and strategic selling.
Balchem Corporation consists of three business segments: ARC Specialty Products; Food, Pharma and Nutrition; and Animal Nutrition and Health. Through ARC Specialty Products, Balchem provides specialty-packaged chemicals for use in healthcare and other industries. The Food, Pharma and Nutrition segment is the global leader in human grade choline as well as providing proprietary microencapsulation for a variety of applications in the human food, pharmaceutical and nutrition marketplaces. Balchem Animal Nutrition and Health is the global leader in choline, microencapsulation and chelated mineral technology. Committed to providing products with superior performance, Balchem’s unique and proprietary technology offers the most efficient and cost effective source of select nutrients for animal nutrition.