LOHMANN Animal Health International announced that former chief executive officer Dave Zacek has been named to the new position of group vice president, solutions.
In his new role, Zacek will lead the company's new consulting group, Lohmann Animal Health Solutions. The new initiative will provide fee-based consulting and applied research for animal protein producers in areas of zoonosis prevention, animal welfare compliance and water quality, according to the announcement.
"Through this new venture, Lohmann Animal Health will provide consulting and technical support to assist meat producers throughout every phase of production," Zacek said. "We will offer workable solutions to the issues producers face on a daily basis. Our multidisciplinary team and an excellent network of experts are developing a palette of innovative concepts for prevention, analysis and assessment, complemented by technical solutions."
Zacek has more than 35 years of experience in marketing and product development for the poultry vaccine industry. He has been with Lohmann Animal Health's U.S. division since it was formed in 2000, serving as president and, later, CEO.
Lohmann Animal Health is a leading manufacturer of feed additives and poultry vaccines.