Delacon Appoints Regional Manager for North America07 May 2015
NORTH AMERICA - To strengthen its operations in the US, Delacon has appointed Sonny Pusey as Regional Manager North America (USA, Canada).
The pioneer and global leader in plant-based (phytogenic) feed additives, Delacon, exports to 50 countries and the global team is constantly growing.
Stéphane Jolain, Director of Global Sales and Marketing for Delacon, said: "Over 20 per cent of the piglets in the US is fed with a Delacon phytogenic additive but the US market offers much more potential for phytogenic feed additives, not only in the swine area but also in poultry and ruminants.
"Due to the imminent ban of antibiotic growth promoters, feed companies, integrators and farmers are looking for alternatives and are highly interested in phytogenics.
"In order to provide best support for our partners and customers on-site, we decided to strengthen our Delacon team by hiring a highly experienced sales expert based in the US, Sonny Pusey."
Mr Pusey takes over the Delacon leadership in the US and in Canada.
Shift from antibiotic growth promoters to phytogenic feed additives
Located in Indiana, Mr Pusey will be responsible for Sales in the US and Canada.
His mission is to further develop the sales strategy in the US and Canada.
He explained: "Our intention is to develop strong business partners who will promote Delacon's products as an alternative to antibiotic growth promoters in the near future.
"My business view has always been oriented to help and support the commercial livestock producers by providing them my honest advice and the nutritional tools to improve their business.
"With Delacon's phytogenic products, I am confident I will be providing livestock producers with research proven alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters."
Sonny Pusey has worked for Purina Animal Nutrition for the past 35 years, occupying various sales and management positions. Recently, he was in charge of the business development for the National Swine and Poultry Sales team.