CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 14, 2008) - Amlan International announces the hiring of Fang Chi, Ph.D. and Jonathan Broomhead, Ph.D., to focus on worldwide technical support and new product development.

"I am very excited to have Dr. Chi and Dr. Broomhead join the team," said Ron Cravens, Vice President of Amlan International. "They both bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to our group that allows us to provide the technical support and guidance needed to become a major contributor in the livestock health and nutrition markets."

Dr. Fang Chi, Technical Services Director for Amlan International will, provide scientific leadership to sales and marketing in support of existing and new products. Chi received his doctorate from Ohio State University in nutrition and animal science. He has published many papers on myriad aspects of animal health and nutrition and managed animal health technical services throughout Asia and the United States.

Dr. Jonathan Broomhead, Chief Research Scientist for Amlan International will, manage all laboratory and field research for new product development. Broomhead received his doctorate from the University of Missouri in animal science specializing in monogastric nutrition. He has extensive experience developing and managing research trials and laboratory assays particularly for poultry.

Dr. Chi and Dr. Broomhead join Jeff Turner, Regional Sales & Marketing Manager for Asia, Margarita Santa, Regional Sales Manager for Latin America and Glen Gabriel, Regional Sales Manager for the United States.

About Amlan International

Amlan International is the animal health and nutrition division of Oil-Dri Corporation of America. Amlan International develops and markets products used in the global livestock health and nutrition markets. Additional information can be found on the division's website,

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