Kimberly Nelson named president of Kemin Nutrisurance


A Third Generation Nelson Family Member Ready to Lead the Pet Food and Rendering Technology Business

DES MOINES, Iowa, September 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kemin Industries, a global ingredients manufacturer striving to sustainably transform the daily quality of life for 80% of the world’s population through its products and services, has named Kimberly Nelsona third-generation member of the Kemin founding family, serving as President of Kemin Nutrisurance, the company’s pet food and rendering technology business unit.

Kemin, a family business, was founded by Nelson’s grandparents, RW and Mary Nelson, 61 years ago. Nelson has been with Kemin for seven years, most recently as Managing Director – North America for Kemin Nutrisurance. During his tenure, the global business unit delivered double-digit sales growth despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its strain on the supply chain.

“I am thrilled to lead Kemin Nutrisurance and immensely proud to continue the important work my family has built over the past six decades,” Nelson said. “As a pet owner myself, I am especially thrilled to be a part of this business unit, and I look forward to continuing and expanding our success to further solidify our position as the industry leader. industry.”

Prior to joining Kemin Nutrisurance, Nelson was President of Kemin Textile Auxiliaries, operating under the Garmon Chemicals brand, which provides complete chemical solutions for the denim and apparel industry. Nelson helped lead the acquisition of Garmon Chemicals in early 2018 and served as Director of Business Development and then Managing Director – Indiafor Kemin textile auxiliaries.

“I am very happy to promote Kimberly Nelson to the President of Kemin Nutrisurance for demonstrating the people-oriented leadership and business acumen needed to guide our pet food and rendering business,” said David Raveyre, Global Group President, Kemin Industries. “Kimberly has an excellent track record of innovation and a proven ability to effectively lead a global business unit. With the results she has already achieved, I am confident she will continue the impressive family legacy. Nelson and Kemin.”

Nelson spent five years in marketing in hong kong before joining Kemin in 2017. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and his mastery of Savannah College of Art and Design.

Nelson will begin his new role in October 2022and Alberto Muñoz, currently Marketing Director of Kemin Nutrisurance, will assume his former position as General Manager – North America for the business unit.

About Kemin Industries
Kemin Industries ( is a global ingredients manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the daily quality of life for 80% of the world’s population through its products and services. The company provides over 500 specialty ingredients for the human and animal health and nutrition, pet food, aquaculture, nutraceuticals, food technology, agricultural technology, textile, biofuels and vaccine industries. for animals.

For more than half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and deliver product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to quality, safety and efficacy in food, animal feed and health-related products.

Founded in 1961, Kemin is a privately owned, family-owned and operated company with more than 3,000 employees worldwide and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Italy, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

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