EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept 12, 2017 – Zinpro Corporation is pleased to announce three recent additions to its global marketing team to support continued Zinpro Performance Minerals® sales growth for its worldwide markets. The company’s newest marketing team members include Sarah Fan, who joins Zinpro as marketing coordinator – China; Sophie Hansen, who joins Zinpro as marketing assistant – North America; and Annette Heijer, who adds marketing responsibilities to her current role as office manager for the company’s European office in Boxmeer, the Netherlands.
“We are pleased to add three very talented and knowledgeable marketers to the Zinpro Marketing Team,” says Pierre Frumholtz, Ph.D., director of marketing – global, Zinpro Corporation. “All three are skilled in project management and problem solving, which will be invaluable to us as we provide additional business and nutritional solutions to help our customers improve the wellness and performance of animals.”
Fan works from the company’s North Asia regional office in Shanghai, China, where her main focus is to coordinate digital marketing campaigns and communications via channels such as WeChat and the Zinpro Chinese-language website. She also helps organize company activities at trade shows and seminars, reporting to Eling Shen, marketing manager – North Asia. Most recently, Fan worked as a communications marketing analyst, with previous experience in customer service and import/export operations. She earned a bachelor’s degree in international economics and trade from Jiaxing University, Jiaxing, China.
Another recent new hire, Sophie Hansen, joined Zinpro Corporation as marketing assistant for North America. Based at the company’s corporate headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA, Hansen will coordinate and assist marketing efforts for customers in the U.S. and Canada. She reports to Amber Schramm, senior marketing associate – North America.
Hansen earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business from Iowa State University. While in college, she held several internships for businesses in the agricultural industry, including two for which she held a marketing position. She also worked for her family’s cattle seedstock operation in Iowa.
The third new member of the Zinpro Marketing Team, Annette Heijer, will now spend half her time working as part of the International Marketing Team, and reports to Lidy Brink, marketing manager – International. Heijer has broad experience in the agricultural business field and has completed masters-level marketing courses at the Netherlands Institute of Marketing (NIMA). She will lead several marketing projects and event planning efforts to support Zinpro Performance Minerals sales throughout the Zinpro International Sales Division.
As the industry leader in trace mineral nutrition for livestock and poultry, Zinpro is committed to delivering the technical expertise, products and educational tools needed to help customers improve the performance and profitability of their operations.
Pictured left to right (or top to bottom for mobile devices): Sarah Fan, Sophie Hansen and Annette Heijer