Company welcomes brand manager, field support specialist and ruminant and monogastric team members.

March 28, 2024

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Lallemand Animal Nutrition is excited to announce the addition of five talented professionals to its team, each bringing unique expertise and perspectives to contribute to the company's continued success.

Jeff Ast, commercial director for Lallemand Animal Nutrition North and South America, expressed enthusiasm for the new additions, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome these exceptional individuals to the Lallemand family. Their diverse skills and backgrounds align perfectly with our commitment to advancing innovation and excellence in animal nutrition."

The newest members of the Lallemand Team:

Adriene Aubuchon - brand manager 

With a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Aubuchon takes on the role of brand manager for MAGNIVA Forage Inoculants. Her background in agricultural journalism and previous experience in a leading agricultural marketing agency, positions her to elevate Lallemand's marketing efforts.

Jeff Bond, M.Sc. - Canadian business development manager – monogastric

A native of SW Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Guelph and a master’s degree in animal science from the same institution, joins Lallemand as the Canadian business development manager – monogastric. Bond's extensive professional development in multiple species nutrition and management, along with his industry involvement in ANAC and ANCC, positions him as a valuable asset to the Lallemand team.

Kassidy Buse, Ph.D.  - ruminant technical services

Kassidy Buse, a seasoned professional in the animal science and nutrition field, holds a master’s and doctorate degrees in ruminant nutrition from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. With a focus on forages, particularly in lower-lignin alfalfa, and extensive research in feed preference studies, she brings a wealth of specialized knowledge and a passion for advancing the intersection of animal behavior, digestibility and nutrition to her role at Lallemand Animal Nutrition.

Melissa Jolly-Breithaupt, Ph.D., P.A.S. - ruminant technical services

A dedicated professional in ruminant nutrition, Melissa holds a master’s and doctorate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a robust research background reflected in over 10years and many peer-reviewed scientific journal publications. Her impactful contributions extend to facilitating the introduction of new products into the ruminant market, showcasing her expertise and commitment to advancing the industry and supporting livestock producers throughout the United States.

Kaliu Silva, M.Sc. - field support specialist

A recent graduate with an master’s degree in ruminant nutrition from Texas Tech University, Kaliu has joined as a field support specialist based in texas. His hands-on experience with livestock in Brazil and the United States and expertise in utilizing the Explorer tool aligns with Lallemand's mission to support dairy and beef customers.

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