Devenish hires three poultry team members

Devenish is pleased to announce the addition of three new poultry team members to the North America division. Jim Milam joins as a Poultry Account Manager, Mahmoud Masa’deh joins as a Poultry Nutritionist, and Neal Matthews joins as a Poultry Account Manager.

Jim Milam, an alumnus of Texas A&M University, will primarily support customers in the central part of the United States. Jim has spent the majority of his career working as an Account Manager in the Animal Health and Animal Nutrition industry for companies like Wynco, Elanco, IVESCO and Novus. Before joining Devenish, Jim spent the last three years a Sales Specialist at Land O Lakes/Purina.

Joining as a Poultry Nutritionist, Mahmoud Masa’deh will support customers in the central part of the United States. Mahmoud received his Bachelors and Masters degrees at the Jordan University of Science & Technology. After graduation he relocated to Nebraska where he received his PhD in Poultry Nutrition from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Mahmoud started his working career as the Corporate Nutritionist for Tecumseh Poultry “Smart Chicken.” Following this, Mahmoud worked for four years at Lallemand as Poultry Technical Services Manager. Mahmoud has spent the last four years with Land O Lakes/Purina as a Poultry Technical Sales Specialist.

Neal Matthews joins the team as an Account Manager focusing on Poultry customers in the Southeast portion of the United States. Neal comes to Devenish with a wide range of experiences in and surrounding our industry. After receiving his degree in Poultry Science from North Carolina State University, Neal worked for six years with Prestage Farms gaining experience with turkey live production challenges. Neal then spent over ten years working for Hog Slat/Georgia Poultry as the Poultry Division Manager. Primarily over the last three years, Neal has been working as an Account Manager for Zinpro selling their products to poultry and swine integrators.