HORN Animal Wellness Welcomes Gary Lynch, Ph.D.

Lynch Joins HORN’s Technical Sales Force to Expand Midwest Clientele

LA MIRADA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HORN,
one of North America’s premier distributors of specialty ingredients and
raw materials, welcomed Gary Lynch, Ph.D. to its technical sales team
supporting HORN Animal Wellness, a leading distributor of specialty
animal ingredients. As senior project and account manager, Dr. Lynch
brings to HORN 20 years of formulation, sales and marketing expertise in
the pet food and commercial feed industries.

“There is a vast opportunity for HORN’s continued growth in the Midwest
and we could not have chosen a more qualified professional to take
charge of expanding our services to our clientele in that region,” said
Jane Petrolino, vice president, HORN Animal Wellness. “Gary is going to
be a valuable asset to the HORN organization. We anticipate that his
well-rounded background and steadfast work ethics will allow HORN Animal
Wellness to grow in the Midwest region and to provide invaluable
benefits to our customers.”

An industry veteran, Dr. Lynch has an impressive formulation and sales
background through experiences at BASF, Land O’Lakes Purina Feed and
most recently, Roquette America where he was responsible for creating
business opportunities in the pet food, treat and companion animal
health markets with novel protein, starch and fiber ingredients. His
technical experience with pulses and premixes aligns with HORN Animal
Wellness’ growth and its customer demand for new age ingredients and
grain-free formulas utilizing HORN ingredients such as pea protein and
potato starch.

“My lifelong passion for animals has driven me to carefully choose where
to utilize my skills in order to responsibly progress the industry,”
said Dr. Lynch. “I sought to join a quality company that not only offers
first-rate products, but operates with integrity, honesty and unwavering
service. HORN hits on all of these key parameters, and I’m looking
forward to continue supporting the industry now as a representative of
HORN.”

Dr. Lynch earned his doctorate degree in nutrition from University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a Kansas State University alum. He
is also an active member of the industry supporting professional
affiliations including American Society of Animal Science, American
Registry of Professional Animal Scientists and American Zoo and Aquarium
Association.

About HORN

Established in 1961, HORN
is one of North America’s premier distributors of specialty ingredients
and raw materials. Originally founded as a specialty chemical
distributor, HORN remains an entrepreneurial-driven company with a team
of technically proficient and trained professionals. Headquartered in La
Mirada, Calif., HORN’s specialized market segments encompass six
distinct distribution business units including Nutraceuticals, FoodTech,
Care Elements, Advanced Materials, Coatings and Building Materials and
Animal Wellness.

For more than 50 years, HORN’s entrepreneurial approach to customer
service embraces challenge and opens opportunities to reinvent and
improve on traditional business models. HORN ranks in the ICIS
Top 20 list of North America Chemical Distribution Leaders, is verified
as a responsible distributor by National Association of Chemical
Distributors (NACD) and is an employee-owned/ESOP company. Contact
800-442-HORN or visit www.ethorn.com
for more information.

As a business unit of HORN, the HORN
Animal Wellness
global network of nutrition and functional
ingredient partners allows us to source and supply ingredients for all
animal applications. Make HORN Animal Wellness your first choice in
effective ingredients and unparalleled solutions.

Contacts

HORN
Ella Pochay
714-523-8050 ext. 678
epochay@ethorn.com