Kemin welcomes Kristen Thomas and John Goetz to the technical sales team for the food technologies division in North America.
Kristen Thomas will serve as a technical sales manager, where she is responsible for growing the food technologies business in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas. Thomas has been an active contributor in the food industry, most recently as account executive for Saratoga Food Specialties. Thomas holds a bachelor of science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
John D. Goetz will serve as a technical sales manager where he is responsible for growing the food technologies business in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana. Prior to joining Kemin, Goetz held roles within Williams Foods and most recently Foran Spice Company where he was Midwest territory manager. Goetz holds a bachelor of science in food science from Kansas State University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.