CHICAGO, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amlan International, a global leader in mineral-based feed additives that promote optimal gut health in poultry and livestock and improve the economics of production, has appointed Saksake Pacharadit as new regional sales representative responsible for the Asia-Pacific region (APEC).
Saksake is the latest addition to Amlan’s team in the region to help feed producers and customers meet the growing demand for animal protein. Poultry production in the region has increased by 56 percent over the past decade, and the growth trend is expected to continue; Pork production is expected to increase 21 percent by 2028, according to the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
As Regional Sales Manager, Saksake will plan and execute regional strategy and accelerate sales growth for Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia. With the growth of poultry and pork production in the APEC region, he will build and lead the customer-focused team in providing Amlan’s proprietary mineral feed additive solutions and providing superior service. and technical support to producers. With increasing production challenges in livestock and poultry production, Saksake will ensure that Amlan’s goals are aligned with producers’ goals to improve production efficiency and profitability.
“Poultry production in Southeast Asia is expected to increase significantly over the next few years, accounting for a third of global production by 2023. With his extensive poultry experience in the APEC region, Saksake will provide valuable knowledge to help us deliver long-term, cost-effective and cost-effective solutions to our customers through our new food additive technology, ”said Fred Kao, vice president of global sales, Amlan International. “We are extremely happy to welcome Saksake to the Amlan team. We know he will effectively lead his team in strengthening our operations in the region.
After years of leading sales and technical service across Asia, Saksake comes to Amlan with extensive experience building customer relationships and defining a sales strategy. Most recently, he worked as an assistant vice president for a leading genetics company where he was responsible for the sales and technical service teams. He has also worked to acquire new business across Asia.
“Amlan is at the forefront of developing and introducing natural mineral-based food additive solutions to the global market,” said Dan Jaffee, President and CEO, Oil-Dri Corporation of America. Jaffee is also President and CEO of Amlan. “With Saksake joining our talented team of industry professionals, we know he will only strengthen our operations and be a valuable asset in meeting changing consumer demands for high quality animal protein. “
Saksake holds a BA in Business Marketing from Rangsit University in Thailand and an MA in Marketing from Victoria University of Technology in Australia. He is also pursuing his doctorate. in Educational Research and Development from Srinakarinwirot University in Thailand.
Amlan is the animal health business of Oil-Dri Corporation of America, a world leader in the manufacture and marketing of absorbent minerals. Oil-Dri draws on over 80 years of mineral science expertise to selectively extract and process its unique ore for the consumer and business-to-business markets. Oil-Dri Corporation of America doing business as “Amlan International” is a publicly traded stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ODC). Amlan International sells food additives all over the world. Product availability may vary by country, associated claims do not constitute medical claims and may differ based on government requirements.
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