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Kemin Welcomes Employees to Personal Care Division

June 8, 2011

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Kemin appointed a technical sales manager, marketing manager and research and development director for its new personal care division.

Jennifer Igou was named technical sales manager after working for the past eight years in technical sales for the company’s Food Technologies division.Igou joined Kemin in 1998 as a chemist and has built a successful career on her expertise in lipid chemistry and oxidation prevention. This expertise will be instrumental in her new role with Personal Care where she will not only sell Kemin products but also provide technical expertise on how to apply them for optimal results.

Marsha Bro was appointed marketing manager after working in various roles for Kemin since 2003. In her new role, Bro will be responsible for providing strategic direction for new product development and product positioning in coordination with research, sales and operations. Previously, she served as the marketing manager for the Food Technologies division and prior to that she managed the company’s market research department

Satish Nayak, Ph.D., was tapped as director of research and development. In his new role, Nayak is responsible for product and process innovation, quality control and customer laboratory support for Personal Care ingredients. Nayak joined Kemin in 2008 as a scientist for the discovery research team, where he was the project manager for chemistry and biochemistry projects. Prior to Kemin, he worked as a post-doctoral assistant at the University of Chicago.

A global, privately held corporation headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Kemin has experienced double-digit. growth in the last several years.The company has more than 1,200 employees and operates in 60 countries with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

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