David Nelson Joins Vets Plus, Inc. as President

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Nelson comes to Vets Plus with executive background in animal feed industry

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I am proud to join the team of technical experts and product innovators at Vets Plus and continue the Vets Plus mission of improving global animal health.

Vets Plus, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of David Nelson as President. Nelson will have responsibility for ensuring production execution and operational excellence at Vets Plus and will report directly to Raj Lall, Founder and CEO. Nelson brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role after serving as President of Great Lakes Calcium Corporation in Green Bay, Wis.

Nelson has experience leading companies in a variety of roles. As President of Great Lakes Calcium Corporation, he led the company to significant gains in revenue growth and transformed the business from an internally-focused manufacturing company to a customer-focused solution provider. Prior to his position as President at Great Lakes Calcium Corporation, Nelson served as Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for managing the company’s executive team and financial functions. He also worked at Gehl Company as Dealer Finance Director and Internal Audit Director. His animal health industry experience includes positions at Dairy Business Innovation Center and White Clover Dairy.

“We welcome David’s leadership and experience to Vets Plus,” said Lall. “His proven ability to deliver results and think strategically will be a key asset in our continued growth as a company.”

Nelson said, “I am proud to join the team of technical experts and product innovators at Vets Plus and continue the Vets Plus mission of improving global animal health.”

Nelson earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He continued his education by receiving a Master of Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is a certified public accountant and active on the Board of Directors for the American Feed Industry Association.

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. VPI also manufactures its own product lines including Probios®, Replamin®, PetsPrefer®, Swine Prefer®, Horses Prefer®, and Goats Prefer®. 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 NASC certifications and cGMP and AAFCO compliance. Vets Plus is a member of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).

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