National Hog Farmer

Jan-Jeroen De Beucker Joins Kemin Agrifoods

HERENTALS, Belgium – February 10, 2010 – Kemin is pleased to announce that Jan-Jeroen De Beucker has been appointed Marketing Director of Kemin Agrifoods worldwide, based in Herentals, Belgium.

He will be responsible for developing and executing the global Kemin Agrifoods marketing strategy as well as managing the overall branding and promotion of the Agrifoods business. His appointment is effective as of March 1, 2010.

“Jan-Jeroen will be an excellent addition to the Kemin Agrifoods leadership team,” says John Springate, President of Kemin Agrifoods. ”Kemin has formed a global agrifoods unit to ensure that regional strategies align with the overall vision to best serve our customers. Jan’s experience and expertise are a perfect fit for this new role and to help Kemin succeed in fulfilling our vision.”

Jan-Jeroen brings a deep expertise in various fields of the animal industry. He has worked in the industry since 1994 and has collaborated with leading Belgian manufacturers. He has served as Latin American regional sales manager for Kela Laboratoria, a Belgian veterinary pharmaceuticals company, as international area manager for Latin America & Northern Europe for CID Lines biosecurity solutions, and for the last ten years, he served as global marketing director for a high quality feed additives company, also based in Belgium. His educational background is in business economics and industrial marketing strategy. He holds a post graduate masters degree in economics from the Economische Hogeschool in Belgium. He is married and has two daughters and will be based in Herentals, Belgium.

"It is a privilege to work on the alignment and execution of the overall Kemin Agrifoods marketing strategy and offer the inspired molecular solutions to meet Kemin customer needs," says Jan-Jeroen.

Kemin – Inspired Molecular Solutions™

Founded in 1961, the Kemin group of companies ( provide health and nutritional solutions to the agrifood, food ingredient, pet food, human health and pharmaceutical industries. Kemin operates in more than 60 countries with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and the United States.

The Agrifoods businesses of Kemin focus on Total Nutrition™ to help customers achieve a highly effective, consistent system of profitable animal production. The essential combination of Kemin products with good nutrition and solid animal husbandry ensures that customers around the globe maintain profitability while enhancing the health and well being of animals.


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