Kimberly Nelson Named President of Kemin Nutrisurance
A third generation member of the Nelson family, ready to lead the pet food and rendering technologies business
DESMOINES, Iowa, September 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The name was given by Kemin Industries, a global ingredients manufacturer that strives every day through its products and services to improve the quality of life for 80 percent of the world Kimberly Nelsona third-generation member of Kemin’s founding family, as President of Kemin Nutrisurance, the company’s pet nutrition and rendering technologies business unit.
Kemin, a family run business, was founded by Nelson’s RW and grandparents Mary Nelson, 61 years ago. Nelson has been with Kemin for seven years, most recently as General Manager – North America for Kemin nutrition. During her tenure, the global business unit reported double-digit revenue growth despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its supply chain strains.
“I am thrilled to lead Kemin Nutrisurance and very proud to continue the important work that has built my family over the past six decades,” said Nelson. “As a pet owner, I am particularly excited to be part of this business and I am committed to continuing and building on our success to further solidify our position as an industry leader.”
Prior to joining Kemin Nutrisurance, Nelson was President of Kemin Textile Auxiliaries, which operates under the Garmon Chemicals brand and provides complete chemical solutions to the denim and apparel industries. Nelson helped lead the acquisition of Garmon Chemicals in early 2018, serving as Business Development Manager, then General Manager – Indiafor Kemin textile auxiliaries.
“I’m very happy to be promoting Kimberly Nelson to President of Kemin Nutrisurance for demonstrating the people-centric leadership and business acumen required to lead our pet nutrition and rendering business,” said David Raveyre, President of Worldwide Group, Kemin Industries. “Kimberly has an excellent track record of driving innovation and has demonstrated her ability to effectively lead a global business unit. With the results she has already delivered, I am confident that she will continue the impressive legacy of the Nelson family and Kemin.”
Nelson spent five years in marketing in Hong Kong before joining Kemin in 2017. She received her bachelor’s degree from Northwest University and her master’s degree from Savannah College of Art and Design.
Nelson will begin her new role in October 2022and Alberto Muñoz, currently Marketing Director for Kemin Nutrisurance, will take over her previous position as General Manager – North America for the business unit.
About Kemin Industries
Kemin Industries (www.kemin.com) is a global ingredients company that strives every day to transform the quality of life for 80 percent of the world through its products and services. The company supplies over 500 specialty ingredients for human and animal health and nutrition, pet nutrition, aquaculture, nutraceuticals, food technologies, crop technologies, textiles, biofuels and animal vaccines.
For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to applying applied science to address industry challenges and provide product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and effectiveness of food, feed and health-related products.
Founded in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned company with more than 3,000 employees worldwide and offices in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Italy, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.
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