AMERSFOORT, THE NETHERLANDS — Global ingredient supplier IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients announced that it expanded its national sales team on March 1. Julie Ninneman and Paul Verderber have joined the company as national sales managers of its North America team.

Prior to IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients, Ninneman worked for several animal health companies, including Royal Canin, Parnell and Kent Feeds. She has more than 15 years of experience in developing therapeutic and natural pet foods, as well as expertise in using science-based ingredients following a more sustainable approach.

031622_IQI personnel_Julie Ninneman and Paul Verderber_Embedded.jpgJulie Ninneman and Paul Verderber, national sales managers at IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients' North America team. (Photo courtesy of IQI)


Verderber has previously worked for many companies within the pet food and human food industries, including Mars, General Mills, Grimmway Farms, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients and Natural Blend Vegetable Dehydration. He has more than 25 years of experience in technical and ingredient sales.

Founded in 1994, IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients develops and supplies natural, premium, high-quality ingredients to the pet food and treat industry. The company is currently owned by the Egeria Group.

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