Fort Lee, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2005
Alpharma Animal Health announced that it has appointed Lance Fox, DVM to the position of Technical Service Manager Â Dairy. Fox brings a wealth of experience and expertise with him to the position, having been involved with dairy operations and/or veterinary medicine throughout his entire life. As Technical Service Manager, Fox's responsibilities include supporting the company's field staff with technical consulting services, formal technical presentations and technical bulletins as well as coordinating product trials and reviewing new product applications.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Lance aboard as the newest member of our technical service team," said Mark LaVorgna, Director of Technical Service Â North America for Alpharma Animal Health. "Lance has an impressive pedigree and a proven track record that will make him a perfect complement to our already industry-leading technical service staff. I am confident that he will make an immediate and lasting impact on our customers' operations, as well as our own."
Prior to joining Alpharma, Fox served as National Account Manager for Milk Products Inc. of Chilton, Wisconsin. He held that position from 2002 through 2005, and was responsible for supporting the company's private label milk replacer business through both on-farm and in-house Calf Management Services (CMS) training. Among his primary national accounts were Vita Plus Corporation and Cargill Animal Nutrition. Prior to that, he worked as a Technical Sales and Service Manager for Van Bleek Global/Ninkov, L.L.C., a Staff Veterinarian for United Suppliers/Agri-Blenders and as an Associate Veterinarian with a private practice in Plover and Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
A native of central Wisconsin, Fox grew up working on a small, 35-cow dairy operation. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995, and began his professional career as a mixed-animal practitioner with an emphasis on food animal production.
Alpharma Animal Health is a Division of Alpharma Inc., (NYSE, ALO) a growing specialty pharmaceutical company with global leadership positions in products for humans and animals. The Alpharma Animal Health Division is recognized internationally as a leading provider of pharmaceutical products for poultry, swine, cattle and vaccines for farmed fish.