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Mike Cecava joins F. L. Emmert

The F.L. Emmert Company welcomes Mike Cecava as Vice President of Research and Development. 

“Mike’s innovative mind and proven passion for animal health are a perfect fit for Emmert,” says Executive Vice President Elizabeth Maier. 

Cecava brings decades of experience in Research and Development. Prior to joining Emmert, he was the Research Director at Archer Daniels Midland Company and most recently managed Cecava Research Consulting, LLC. He also works as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. 

As leader of the Emmert Research and Development organization, Cecava will partner with top pet food and livestock companies to find creative functional ingredients solutions for new and existing formulas. 

Cecava earned his B.S. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his M.S. and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He will be based in Monticello, Illinois and can be reached at: mcecava@emmert.com. 

The F.L. Emmert Company is a leading supplier of nutritional brewers yeast ingredients for pet
food and livestock feeds. Family owned and operated since 1881, the company’s sixth generation continues to deliver Performance that ShinesTM with a legacy of integrity and service. Through exceptional quality and food safety standards, trusted partnerships, and innovative product excellence – with Emmert, there’s a difference you can see. 

For more information on The F.L. Emmert Company, please visit www.emmert.com or LinkedIn. 

 

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