Alltech feed division announces new leadership roles. Scot Harold will assume commercial leadership as executive vice president, Feed & Premix, and Brian Gier joins the company as vice president of sales for Hubbard Feeds.
“As we position the business for future growth, we continue to evolve and work together across all parts of our business to best serve our customers,” said Mike Castle, chief operating officer at Alltech. “Scot and Brian will bring leadership and experience that will enable us to capitalize on opportunities within our feed business to continue to develop species alignment and leverage the strengths of our team.”
Harold joined Alltech in 2020 as the director of sales for Ridley Feed Ingredients, part of the Alltech feed division. He will work with the leadership team to develop and implement strategy for growth of the feed business while strengthening alignment across the feed, premix and specialty ingredients teams. Prior to joining Alltech, Harold served as Cargill Animal Nutrition’s national sales leader for both the Dealer & Multi-Store Ag Retailer segments.
Alltech welcomes Gier to the team from Purina Mills, where he served as vice president of sales. He was responsible for overseeing the company’s commercial livestock strategy, as well as the lifestyle portfolio, and was instrumental in the success of the coop segment, including several joint ventures. Gier’s wealth of experience in the feed industry will contribute to enhanced customer success.
Alltech is an American company, founded by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons in 1980, headquartered in Nicholasville, Kentucky, with operations in animal feed, meat, brewing, and distilling. Alltech develops agricultural products for use in both livestock and crop farming, as well as products for the food industry. Alltech operates under three main divisions: animal nutrition and health; crop science; and, food and beverage.