Perdue Animal Nutrition is committed to providing Science based. Research driven.® products and services that lead to producer profitability and sustainability, improved agricultural production and efficiency, and environmental responsibility. We have six Territory Managers located across the country, with a specialized team of Ph.D.’s who are focus on exceeding producer profitability objectives with flexibility and innovation.
Our TeamGabriel Alonso – Vice President
Gabriel Alonso serves as the Vice President of Perdue Animal Nutrition, where he leverages his extensive expertise in global agribusiness and trading. A native of Brazil, he holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Business Administration and International Business from UniSEB in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Before joining the Perdue team, Gabriel spent 17 impactful years at the Louis Dreyfus Company, a global leader in agricultural goods trading and processing. During his tenure there, he ascended through various leadership positions, solidifying his reputation as a seasoned industry veteran. Passionate about team leadership and product innovation, Gabriel has an established track record of guiding teams toward excellence and market differentiation.
Gabriel lives in Maryland with his wife and three children. In his leisure time, he has a keen interest in exploring diverse cultures and new destinations.
Our TeamLogan Morris – Ph.D.
Logan Morris is Amino Acids Product Manager with Perdue Animal Nutrition. Born and raised in Ohio, Logan completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Animal Science at Ohio State University before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Logan’s research work focused on energy metabolism and its relationship with amino acids and fatty acids nutrition. Logan resides in Virginia with his wife and son. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling.
Our TeamJohn Sylvester – Ph.D., P.A.S.
John holds a dual role as Retail Director and Digestive Health Product Manager for Perdue Animal Nutrition. John grew up in Ohio and after time spent in the US Navy, as an F/A 18 mechanic, returned to attend The Ohio State University. He earned a B.S. in Human Nutrition, and a Ph.D. in Nutrition Science with focus on ruminant nutrition and rumen microbiology. John has focused on developing nutritional products to ameliorate health challenges and increase animal performance across multiple species. His current research is targeted on improving gastrointestinal health by supporting immunity, barrier function, microbial diversity and nutrient uptake using probiotics and functional compounds. Dr. Sylvester comes to Perdue from BioZyme Inc. as the Director of Research and Development from 2012-2016. Prior to that he worked at Mars Inc. (Buckeye Nutrition brand) as the Director of Research and Quality.
Our TeamJonas de Souza – Ph.D.
Jonas de Souza holds a dual role as Perdue Animal Nutrition’s R&D and Tech Services Director and Fatty Acids Product Manager. Born and raised in Brazil, Jonas completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Animal Science at Santa Catarina State University (2011) and the University of Sao Paulo (2014) in Brazil. Jonas completed his Ph.D. at Michigan State University, focusing on the impact of different combinations of fatty acids on dairy cow performance and metabolism. Jonas’s research underlined the importance of the fatty acid profile of diets to optimize animal performance and profitability. Jonas resides in Florida and enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and hiking.