The F.L. Emmert Company welcomes Ilya Frumkin as Senior Vice President

F.L. Emmert welcomes Ilya Frumkin as Senior Vice President of Business Development.

The F.L. Emmert Company welcomes Ilya Frumkin as Senior Vice President of Business Development. “In a rapidly evolving world, Emmert is evolving, too,” says Executive Vice President Elizabeth Barber. “Ilya’s innovative mind and proven passion for animal health are a perfect fit to lead our growth.” 

Frumkin brings decades of experience in sales, strategy, and product management. Prior to joining Emmert, he led the Companion Animal Business for Diamond V, a division of Cargill. He also worked as Vice President of Marketing for Three Dog Bakery, Vice President of Commercial Operations at Abaxis (Zoetis) and Sr. Production Manager for Hills Science Diet. 

As leader of the Emmert sales organization, Frumkin will partner with top pet food and treat companies to find creative functional ingredients solutions for new and existing formulas. 

“Our yeast-based ingredients have been a popular go-to to deliver protein, palatability, and gut health for decades,” Barber says. “We look forward to identifying new ways to provide even more value to companies who have trusted Emmert for years.” 

Frumkin is a Chicago native where he earned his B.S. with honors in Marketing from DePaul University. He will be based in Overland Park, Kansas and can be reached at: [email protected]

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. 

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