Wilbur-Ellis Company Hires John Hus to Lead Feed Asia Business
September 17, 2014 | Press Releases
Asia-Pacific animal feed business focused on expansion, quality and supply chain safety
BANGKOK, Thailand — Sept. 17, 2014 — Wilbur-Ellis Company’s Feed Division, a marketer and distributor of value-added animal feed ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific, announced today that it has hired Jon Hus to serve as managing director of its Feed Asia business.
Hus is tasked with providing leadership and business strategy, focusing on geographic expansion, supply chain, and safety and regulatory efforts. As with many of Wilbur-Ellis’ businesses, the strong team of Feed Asia provides local experience, service, and technical expertise in order to help its customers achieve greater efficiency and return on their investment, while delivering a quality product.
“We are confident that John will build on the current success of Feed Asia, growing revenues, profit and market share by strengthening our businesses in core markets and capturing new opportunities in emerging markets,” said Rob Fullerton, president of the Wilbur-Ellis Feed Division. “Together with the Feed Asia team, John will be key in branding Wilbur-Ellis as the preferred partner for the marketing and distributing of value-added animal feed ingredients in Asia-Pacific.”
Hus is a veteran in international trade, sourcing and distribution of animal nutrition products, with specific Asia-Pacific experience for over 14 years.
Since its launch in June 2010, Wilbur-Ellis has successfully brought its North America Feed business to Asia-Pacific, building a high-quality, innovative marketing and distribution company in the region. The company has been operating in the region for over 100 years through its Connell Brothers Division, the largest specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor in Asia-Pacific.
“Wilbur-Ellis focuses on helping our partners reach their market potential in the Asia-Pacific region through our experience, integrity and sound business practices,” said Ted Eliot, president of the Connell Brothers Division. “Ultimately, our core values have afforded us the unmatched market position we have in the region today, and we continue to work with our partners and customers to achieve successes for all parties.”
Feed Asia currently has 10 locations across Asia-Pacific. Hus will be based in Bangkok, Thailand.
About Wilbur-Ellis Company
Founded in 1921, Wilbur-Ellis is a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. By developing strong relationships, making strategic market investments and capitalizing on new opportunities, Wilbur-Ellis has continued to grow its business with sales of over $3 billion.