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Dr. Karl Dawson of Alltech inducted into UK’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences Hall of Fame

Dr. Karl Dawson, chairman of Alltech’s scientific advisory board, has been inducted into the Animal and Food Sciences Hall of Fame in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. The annual award, the highest that the department can bestow, recognizes someone who has made outstanding contributions to the department and to Kentucky animal agriculture. A nomination letter...

Alltech names Dr. Ronan Power new chief scientific officer to advance research on health, nutrition

­Alltech has appointed a new chief scientific officer to advance innovative research to improve the health and nutrition of animals, plants, and people. Dr. Ronan Power has assumed the role following the retirement of Dr. Karl Dawson on June 28.   Dr. Power joined the Alltech team in 1991 as the European director of research and has been closely involved in the development of Alltech’s product...

Students win life-changing prizes at 14th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition

Twenty-one undergraduate and graduate students took the stage at the 14th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition to sing for their chance to win scholarships and prizes that will jumpstart their operatic careers. L to R: Professor Everett McCorvey, University of Kentucky School of Music, Dawna Warren, and Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech. (Photo provided) The Lyons family has long...

Dr. Mark Lyons, Alltech president and CEO, elected to Transylvania University Board of Trustees

Dr. Mark Lyons has been elected to the Transylvania University Board of Trustees beginning in 2019. Lyons is president and CEO of Alltech — a company dedicated to improving the health and performance of people, animals and plants through nutrition and scientific innovation — headquartered in Nicholasville. “Dr. Mark Lyons brings an expansive vision to Transylvania’s board. Alltech and...