Schering-Plough Animal Health (SPAH) is expanding its U.S. cattle operation, which includes creation of separate business units for beef and dairy and located in Omaha, NE.

"Our ambition is to grow our U.S. cattle business significantly in the future, through a heightened level of partnership and collaboration with customers in both the beef and dairy segments," says Raul Kohan, SPAH president.

The company believes stronger and more frequent customer contact by the new team will better enable it to more closely align with customer's needs. Newly created positions will include a head of the U.S. cattle business, business unit directors, additional product management, national account managers, feedlot account managers, a ruminant nutritionist and an order buyer/stocker specialist.

The new team will located in a global distribution facility under construction in Omaha, which will open in early 2007. The new team will join nearly 200 SPAH colleagues currently located in Omaha working in research, production and distribution.
-- Schering-Plough Animal Health relea