Research Triangle Park, N.C. — August 27, 2018 — BioResource International, Inc. (BRI),a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for optimizing animal nutrition and gut health, announced today that industry expert Nasser Odetallah, Ph.D. has joined the company as vice president of sales. In this role, Odetallah will oversee BRI’s growing portfolio of feed additive solutions with a special emphasis on new products, as well as manage the company’s worldwide sales network.

Dr. Odetallah comes to BRI with more than 30 years of experience in the animal science and biotechnology fields. Most recently, he served as executive manager of global technical services for Novus International. Prior to that, Dr. Odetallah held many positions in the industry including senior scientist, director of nutrition research, global product champion & manager, in addition to owning and operating a commercial broiler production farm earlier in his career. A seasoned expert in animal feed additives, Dr. Odetallah has authored and co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed journals and trade articles. He has an undergraduate degree in production and management, a master’s degree in animal nutrition and microbiology, and a Ph.D. in nutrition with a focus on alleviating enteric disorders in poultry via the use of enzymes. During his post-doctoral fellowship at North Carolina State University, Dr. Odetallah conducted research on xylanase enzymes to improve poultry nutrition, as well as assisting BRI co-founder Dr. Jason Shih in ground-breaking research with keratinase enzymes.

“We are excited to welcome Nasser back to the BRI team and leverage his expertise and experience to lead BRI’s global sales efforts and new product launches,” said Giles Shih, chairman and CEO at BRI. “BRI continues to build on its strong foundation of research and development, and operational success. In addition to Dr. Odetallah joining us, we have recently added a new product manager, QA/QC manager and research scientist to our team. We are excited about the next chapter in BRI’s global business strategy.”

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About BRI

Founded in 1999, BRI is a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives that help poultry and swine producers optimize animal nutrition and gut health. BRI products are effective tools for managing rising feed costs and feed ingredient quality variations in a way that is safe for animals, humans and the environment. The company has earned a reputation as a team of trusted enzyme experts who utilize their scientific expertise to create innovative products that solve nutritional and sustainability challenges facing meat producers around the world. For more information, please visit