January 18, 2018
ADM expands research and sales teams
ADM Animal Nutrition has added five individuals to its growing team of experts.
Dr. John Bowzer joins ADM as lead research scientist in aquaculture. Bowzer is tasked with strengthening ADM's commitment to developing ingredients and products that deliver value to the rapidly growing aquaculture industry. In addition, he leads ADM's efforts to expand its research capabilities through development of an aquaculture wet lab. Bowzer received his doctorate in zoology from Southern Illinois University in 2014 and brings significant technical expertise in fish and shrimp nutrition and physiology to the company.
With a focus in monogastrics, Dr. Ferdinando Almeida is an experienced research scientist and swine nutritionist. Almeida earned his Master of Science and doctorate in swine nutrition from the University of Illinois and a post doctorate from the University of Illinois in immune-physiology. Almeida will lead research to identify value-added opportunities in current and new processing streams for swine and poultry applications at ADM.
Thomas Frangione and Ross Windham will serve as national account managers, focusing on ADM Animal Nutrition's dairy and poultry businesses respectively. Prior to joining ADM Animal Nutrition, Frangione led a team of sales managers at Merck Animal Health overseeing the sale of Merck cattle products to producers, farmers and veterinarians. Windham, previously the director of poultry sales at BIOMIN, managed growth of the company's poultry business across the United States. Frangione earned a Master of Science in animal breeding from the University of New Hampshire and Windham received a Bachelor of Science in poultry science from Texas A&M University.