Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) July 01, 2014
Kelton Spain brings a 30 year record of success in animal nutrition sales to his new position with manufacturer Vets Plus, Inc. Spain will be National Account Manager for food animal business in the western United States.
Spain comes to Vets Plus after 4 years as a sales representative with Boehringer-Ingelheim VetMedica. He was responsible for representing the animal health company’s products for beef, dairy, equine and companion animals. He has held a variety of sales roles within the animal nutrition industry throughout his career, developing relationships with beef and dairy producers, veterinarians, and dealers across the western U.S.
Steve Vale, VP of Sales and Marketing at Vets Plus, is enthusiastic about the experience Spain brings to the team. He said, “Kelton brings so much knowledge of animal nutrition—particularly ruminant health—from his previous sales positions and education that helps him relate to our customers. He understands the science behind our products and will be a great asset as we continue to grow our business nationally.”
Spain is a member of the Idaho and Oregon Cattlemen’s Associations, as well as the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) and American Society of Animal Science. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and a master’s degree in Agricultural and Extension Education, both from University of Idaho. Spain resides in Idaho.
About Vets Plus, Inc.
Vets Plus, Inc. (VPI), located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a leading manufacturer of health and nutritional supplements for both food and companion animals. With over 20 years of experience, Vets Plus creates custom formulations for contract manufacturing of innovative probiotic, prebiotic, nutritional, and nutraceutical products in a wide variety of feeding forms. Vets Plus is proud of its continued growth into a leader within the animal health industry and ability to manufacture several hundred products while maintaining ISO-9001:2008 and NASC certifications and cGMP and AAFCO compliance. Vets Plus is a member of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).