Axiota Animal Health, a global company focused on developing products to help cattle thrive during transition and stress, has announced the hiring of Jon Lowe as chief executive officer. With nearly 30 years in the animal health industry, Lowe’s hiring affirms the company’s commitment to expand real-world innovation and solutions for the cattle industry.
“I am excited to be joining this incredible team at this pivotal time in Axiota’s journey,” said Lowe.
Prior to his new position with Axiota Animal Health, Lowe worked for Zoetis for more than a decade, including as senior vice president of the U.S. cattle and equine business and, most recently, leading the Global Commercial Development team for livestock, responsible for the strategic evaluation of innovation for all livestock species. Prior to his time with Zoetis, Lowe worked for Exxon Chemical and Schering Plough Animal Health for nearly 20 years. He received a marketing degree from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Exeter University.
Rich Shuler, Axiota Animal Health executive chairman and chairman of the board, said, “Jon brings a wealth of industry experience to our team. We are confident he will help build Axiota into a leading global cattle company that delivers novel innovation for the customers we serve.”
As CEO, Lowe will manage the operations of the company, including overseeing the development of pipeline products and solutions, and leading the development of the overall organization's strategy. Lowe will join the company effective August 15, 2022.
Axiota Animal Health discovers, develops, and commercializes scientifically proven products, such as Multimin 90, LactiproNXT and LactiproFLX, to support the health and performance of cattle during transition and stress across all stages of beef and dairy production.