Animal Health Firm Animart Gets New President

He has 16 years of experience in animal health industry.

Published on: Jun 4, 2012

Animart, Inc. announces the recent addition of Dan Ellsworth as president to the dairy and livestock division which provides animal health products, supplies and solutions to producers.

As president, Ellsworth's primary focus will be to lead Animart in their mission of becoming the preferred animal health supplier, with a focus on providing solutions for producers, a passion for innovation, and a commitment to exceed expectations through responsiveness and teamwork. In addition, he will work with the Animart Team to continue to find ways of supporting industry initiatives and building a strong foundation for future generations.

MEET THE NEW BOSS: Dan Ellsworth will head the dairy and livestock division of Animart.
MEET THE NEW BOSS: Dan Ellsworth will head the dairy and livestock division of Animart.

Ellsworth brings more than 16 years of experience in the animal health industry to the company. Through his career he has successfully launched well-known products including; Guardain scours vaccine, Cavalry 9 clostridial vaccine and Pryamid 10 respiratory and reproductive vaccine.  He also led in the launching of TriMerit Age and Source verification program and is listed as one of the inventors on that patent. In addition to these launches, he has been responsible for the continued branding of such well-known products of Ralgro, Piliguard Pinkeye, Triangle, Pyramid 5 and Presponse vaccines along with a family of insecticide products including Saber, Boss and Ultra Boss.

Most recently, Ellsworth led Destron Fearing, an animal identification company as global vice president of sales and marketing. In that position he helped turn the organization from financial losses to a profitable position.  In a short amount of time he helped stabilize and position the organization as an attractive acquisition by Allflex in the late part of 2011.

"We are excited to have Dan on board to lead us in our efforts to serve the dairy and livestock industries," said Jim Metz, owner of Animart and Dvm. "We believe his track record of success will help us achieve our goals of a focus on providing solutions for producers, continuing to drive our passion for innovation and building on our commitment to exceed your expectations through responsiveness and teamwork." 

Established in 1982 and headquartered in Beaver Dam, ANIMART, Inc. is a privately held provider of animal health and veterinary products for dairy and livestock producers.  ANIMART is committed to offering a full line of products and solutions to help dairy and livestock businesses succeed. More information about the company and its products can be accessed at www.animart.com.

Source: Animart, Inc.