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As a direct result of increasing demand for IntelliBond trace minerals, Micronutrients USA, a Nutreco Company, is pleased to announce the following appointments.

Kurt Perryman, Ph.D. Kurt has joined Micronutrients as Technical Sales Representative. Kurt will be based in Atlanta, GA and will work with Micronutrients’ current and prospective customers to support the cost effective use of IntelliBond trace minerals in poultry, swine and aquaculture applications. Kurt recently graduated from Auburn University Poultry Nutrition program.

Scott Fry, Ph.D. Scott has joined Micronutrients as Director, Technical Sales Support. Scott will assist Micronutrients’ technical managers with the design and coordination of assigned research projects and assist with the support of IntelliBond trace minerals within the swine and ruminant markets. Previously Scott served as a Technical Manager within Elanco Animal Health.

David Frazee David has accepted the position of Ruminant Business Manager, Central Plains within Micronutrients. David will work to represent and support the application and value of IntelliBond trace minerals with the company’s customers and prospects located within the central plains (TX, OK, So KS and MO). Prior to joining Micronutrients, David served in various senior management roles within both the J.D. Heiskell and Purina organizations.

Gerald (Jerry) Higginbotham, Ph.D., PAS Jerry has accepted the position of Ruminant Technical Manager, West. In his new position, Jerry will be responsible for supporting the technical requirements of the ruminant business team and working with academia to identify and support trace mineral projects that are of value to the ruminant industry. Prior to his new assignment, Jerry was responsibility for the representation and support of IntelliBond trace minerals in the western ruminant market.

Jeff Heldt, Ph.D. Jeff has accepted a new role within the company as Ruminant Business Manager, Beef. In his new role Jeff will manage a goal to further improve support to key customer and prospects, while providing guidance on the future direction of the company’s business in the beef industry. Prior to his new assignment, Jeff was responsibility for the representation and support of IntelliBond trace minerals in high plains market.

Brian Rittgers has recently joined Micronutrients as Director, Ruminant Business. Brian will have responsibility for the management of Micronutrients ruminant business in North America. Prior to joining Micronutrients, Brian was a senior member of the Elanco organization serving in many managerial roles during his long career with the company.

About Micronutrients USA

Micronutrients USA, a Nutreco Company, offers a full line of Hydroxy Chloride trace minerals, known as IntelliBond®. These highly concentrated, highly available trace minerals offer the dairy or beef nutritionist the ability to accurately formulate trace mineral needs safely, efficiently and economically. This unique researched and patented molecular structure allows IntelliBond trace minerals to safely navigate the antagonist rich environment within the rumen, while optimizing absorption in the intestinal tract, thus reducing the need of over-formulation. Learn more about Micronutrients and IntelliBond by visiting