September 30, 2008
Amlan International announces technical new hires
Press Release

Amlan International has announced the hiring of Dr. Luiz Bier, Dr. Jose Ignacio Linares and Dr. Maximillian Sim Kwang Hui, to provide technical support in key geographic markets. 


Dr. Luiz Bier, Commercial and Technical Consultant, will provide support in the Mercosur region. Dr. Bier holds a degree from Federal University of Santa Maria, in Santa Maria Brazil. With over 20 years of experience, he has served as a veterinarian, responsible for animal health in broiler breeders in Sadia and Cargill, and Technical Services for Granja Planalto. He has also held Technical and Sales Manager positions with Embrex in Brazil.


Dr. Jose Ignacio Linares, Commercial and Technical Consultant, will provide support in Mexico. Dr. Linares has a Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and holds various diplomas in Management from Belmont University in Tennessee, US and Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico. With over 30 years experience, Dr. Linares has held positions in agribusiness management, and consulting. He has served in PIC Mexico for 20 years as General Director, Sales and Marketing Manager and Production Manager for Agronet Software. He also serves as a professor in Mexico and has delivered lectures in swine industry forums in Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Costa Rica, Chile, and Cuba.


Dr. Maximillian Sim Kang Hui, Commercial and Technical Consultant, will provide support in South Asia. Dr. Sim graduated from University Putra Malaysia with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and Diploma in Animal Health and Husbandry. His experience includes field technical services and market development of nutraceutical products in Asia. He has served as Regional Technical Sales Manager in China and Taiwan with Meriden Animal Health Ltd. in Cranfield, UK, and as a medical representative with AstraZeneca in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Amlan International is the animal health and nutrition business of Oil-Dri Corporation of America. Amlan International develops and markets products used in the global livestock health and nutrition markets. 

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