Dave Zacek, formerly CEO for Lohmann Animal Health International, has been named to the new position of Group Vice President, Solutions.

In his new role, Zacek will lead Lohmann Animal Health Solutions, a new consulting group for Lohmann Animal Health. The new initiative will provide fee-based consulting and applied research for animal protein producers in areas of zoonosis prevention, animal welfare compliance, and water quality.

"Through this new venture, Lohmann Animal Health will provide consulting and technical support to assist meat producers throughout every phase of production," Zacek said. "We will offer workable solutions to the issues producers face on a daily basis. Our multidisciplinary team and an excellent network of experts are developing a palette of innovative concepts for prevention, analysis and assessment, complemented by technical solutions. Lohmann offers considerable experience and knowledge in zoonosis prevention, animal health and well-being, and food safety."

Zacek has more than 35 years of experience in marketing and product development for the poultry vaccine industry. He has been with Lohmann Animal Health International’s U.S. division since it was formed in 2000, serving as president and later CEO.

Lohmann Animal Health is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of feed additives and poultry vaccines. With our range of products and our expertise from over 80 years of experience we pursue the principle: Prevention first. We provide our customers with sustainable solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow. As a member of the PHW Group, more than 640 members of staff are working together on this task in Germany and in our production sites and subsidiaries all over the world. For more information, contact Lohmann Animal Health International at (800) 655-1342 or visit the company’s website at www.lahinternational.com.