Christine Warzecha, Territory Sales Manager, helps manage Trouw Nutrition’s Midwest and Eastern Divisions in addition to overseeing some of the company’s key accounts.
Prior to joining Trouw Nutrition, Warzecha served as Companion Animal Technical Specialist at a major supplier of specialty ingredients to pet food and equine feed manufacturers. In that role, she helped develop and launch a new canine digestive and immune health ingredient, collaborated with the Director of Research and external research partners in the development of new studies and protocols, worked with the marketing team on sales collateral and communication plans, and cultivated customer relationships, resulting in significant sales and new business.
In her role as Sales Consultant for Bluebonnet Feeds, Warzecha was responsible for the management of multiple territories, market development initiatives, segment growth, and sales of their products in both B2B and B2C capacities. She increased brand awareness and expanded knowledge to the industry by presenting nutrition seminars for feed retailers, veterinarians and equine professionals.
Warzecha began her career at The Philadelphia Zoo, serving as Browse Nutrition Coordinator collaborating with zookeepers and the Director of Nutrition in the creation of integrated nutritional plans for 40+ exotic animals.
As a published author, Warzecha’s articles include “Effects of a Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Fermentation Product on Fecal Characteristics, Nutrient Digestibility, Fecal Fermentative End-products, Fecal Microbial Populations, Immune Function, and Diet Palatability in Adult Dogs” published in the Journal of Animal Science, “Influence of Short-Term Dietary Starch Inclusion on the Equine Cecal Microbiome” also published in the Journal of Animal Science, and “Characterization of Bovine Ruminal and Equine Cecal Microbial Populations Enriched for Enhanced Nitro-toxin Metabolizing Activity” published in Anaerobe. She has also co-authored over a dozen abstracts in the fields of both equine and canine nutrition and health.
Warzecha earned her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences from Pennsylvania State University and her Master of Science in Animal Science from Texas A&M University, where she worked with fistulated horses to characterize the cecal microbiome in response to dietary change. As a graduate teaching assistant, she instructed students on basic horsemanship and riding principals. She is a certified Professional Animal Scientist (PAS) by the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists.