EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 26, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Yasuhiro Nose as sales manager – Japan, and Masaaki Kume as swine sales specialist – Japan. Nose will be responsible for helping to grow and manage Zinpro sales activities in Japan, particularly for poultry and beef, and Kume’s primary responsibilities will be growing and managing Zinpro swine product sales in the Japanese market.
Nose has extensive experience in technical sales related to animal agriculture along with experience early in his career as a small-animal veterinary practitioner. Prior to joining Zinpro, he worked as a sales manager for a global animal health company. Nose earned a degree in veterinary medicine from the veterinary medicine department of Iwate University, Iwate, Japan.
Kume also has extensive experience in animal agriculture, most recently in swine sales for a Japanese animal health and nutrition supply company. Previously, he worked as deputy general manager of production for a breeder and supplier of DeKalb hybrid pigs. Kume graduated from Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan, with a bachelor’s degree in animal feeding/management.
Both Nose and Kume will be based in Yokohama, Japan, and they will report to Hajime Nakano, General Manager – Japan.
Pictured left to right (or top to bottom for mobile devices): Yasuhiro Nose and Masaaki Kume.