Mr. Mahs replaces retiring industry veteran Dr. Ron Cravens and will further Amlan’s global growth
CHICAGO, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amlan International, a Nevada corporation and subsidiary of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC), announces the appointment of Flemming L. Mahs as president. Mr. Mahs replaces Ron Cravens, DVM, a veteran animal health professional, who is retiring after 12 years with the company and 35 years in the industry.
Mr. Mahs brings extensive international business leadership experience to Amlan International, a global leader in the development of innovative products that improve intestinal health and productivity in livestock. Mr. Mahs’ cross-functional management experience, multicultural development and growth success is a great fit with the Amlan mission.
Mr. Mahs received his MBA from Washington University, Olin Business School in St. Louis, Missouri and is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining Amlan, he held progressive management positions in general management, finance, operations, business development and marketing at multinational companies in both the animal science and technology industries.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Flemming to the Oil-Dri family. We look forward to his strategic management contributions as we continue to grow Amlan,” said Dan Jaffee, President and CEO of Oil-Dri. “His appointment reaffirms our commitment to delivering proven, natural feed additives for optimal livestock health and productivity.”
“I’m honored to join this growing team of accomplished animal health professionals,” Mr. Mahs said. “I am excited to deliver the Amlan message and demonstrate how our natural alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters can help producers meet their ROI goals. I look forward to driving the business to even greater levels of success.”
Amlan’s product portfolio includes growth promotion products such as Varium® for poultry and NeoPrime™ for post-weaning piglets; bacterial toxin control such as Calibrin®-Z that adsorbs damaging toxins in the animal’s digestive system; and a full line of functional feed additives that enhance animal production performance.
For more information, visit amlan.com.
About Amlan International
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC), a Delaware corporation doing business as “Amlan International,” has grown its product offering across the intestinal health and AGP-alternative market, driven largely by the research conducted at its laboratory campus in Vernon Hills, Illinois. In 2017, the company added the Richard M. Jaffee Laboratory for Applied Microbiology to the campus.
Amlan International sells animal health products outside of the United States. Product-associated claims may differ based on government requirements, and product availability may vary by country.
Reagan B. Culbertson