Gebauer and Etchechury join Lallemand Animal Nutrition, North America; Walter promoted to Central Sales Manager

Lallemand Animal Nutrition, North America announces the addition of Stuart Gebauer, MSc, as Western Sales Manager and Pablo Etchechury, DVM, as Territory Sales Representative for Mexico. Brad Walter will take over as the Central Sales Manager.


Gebauer, MSc, Western Sales Manager

Gebauer joins the team with 24 years of experience and will lead the sales team for Western Canada and the western third of the United States.

Gebauer received his Master’s Degree in Animal Nutrition, with an emphasis in Ruminant Nutrition from Colorado State University. He previously worked for a distributor of feed ingredients as a Territory Sales Manager; prior to that, as a sales manager for a feed and nutritional management business group for 11 years. He resides in Eaton, Colorado.


Etchechury, DVM, Territory Sales Representative – Mexico

Etchechury joins the team as Territory Sales Representative – Mexico, supporting customers and growing the business for the silage inoculant product range and direct fed microbial products.

Etchechury received his Bachelor’s Degree in Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science with a License of Veterinary Medicine from Autonomous University of Querétaro AUQ. He previously worked for a feed additive company as a commercial sales executive. He resides in Querétaro Mexico.

 Walter, Central Sales Manager

Walter joined Lallemand in 2017 with the acquisition of Nova Microbial Technologies and has since served as the Territory Business Manager for Colorado and parts of Nebraska and Kansas. He will take on additional responsibilities as the Central Sales Manager, managing the sales team and business growth in the Central and Southeastern U.S.

Prior to joining the company, Walter worked for Nova Microbial Technologies for 10 years and an animal health company. He received his degree in Ag Mechanics and Animal Science and Industry from Kansas State University.

“We are excited to have these highly qualified individuals on board to help support our current customers, along with aiding in our continual growth” says Jeff Ast, Commercial Director, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, Americas. “Their vast experience will help our team continue to deliver the highest level of customer experience and product support. I am confident our customers will see the results that come from combining excellent products with top-notch people.”

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