Sweden headquartered feed additive and specialty chemicals company, Perstorp, announced the appointment of Vilson Antonio Simon as VP in charge of its animal nutrition business in the Americas. He will report to Perstorp Animal Nutrition executive VP, Roger Mann.
Simon will be responsible for the sales and GTM strategies with Perstorp’s distributors and agents, as well as leading and developing the company's animal nutrition sales and technical teams in the Americas.
Simon holds degrees in veterinary medicine, general management and agroenergy. The last 15 years of his career saw him in management positions in companies such as Cargill, Phibro, Chr. Hansen and Kerry Group.
“With No Antibiotics Ever (NAE) as the new norm, driving the agendas of consumers and animal protein production professionals, Perstorp is in a very good position to play a significant role in this continent. Perstorp aims to help facilitate the reduction of antibiotics without compromising on performance and supporting a healthy gut and building a foundation for a healthy microbiome. I look forward to being a part of further building these solutions and launching future innovations," said Simon.