OGDEN, Utah — American Nutrition recently hired Doug Hansen to oversee manufacturing and procurement for the company. American Nutrition produces pet food and treats for branded companies and retailers from its production facilities in the U.S. As the vice president of manufacturing, Mr. Hansen’s focus will be driving plant efficiency to produce high-quality, cost-competitive products.

“We hold all three of our manufacturing facilities across the U.S. to the highest standard of quality when it comes to both people and pet food,” said Steve Mills, SVP of customer brands and co-manufacturing, American Nutrition. “I can say with full confidence that Doug will prove to be an incredible asset to both the manufacturing team and the leadership team. His genuine desire to make a difference in his work is palpable and contagious – and on behalf of the entire leadership team, we look forward to the positive impact Doug will have at American Nutrition.”

Hansen joins American Nutrition from GE Healthcare where he was responsible for lead site operations in Logan, Utah and Omaha, Neb. Throughout his career, Hansen has held several leadership positions in manufacturing, planning, operations and finance.

Headquartered in Ogden, Utah, American Nutrition is a family-owned company with additional production facilities in Woodland, Wash. and Hazleton, Pa. All three locations are Quality Code certified.

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