Schnarre Joins BIVI Swine Team

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (June 3, 2010) – Kevin Schnarre has been hired as a sales representative for the swine division of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI). Schnarre has more than 12 years of successful sales experience in the swine industry with extensive knowledge regarding swine breeding and production.

Most recently, he was a sales representative with Farmweld, Inc., a manufacturer of equipment for swine production facilities. He previously worked for Pig Improvement Company (PIC). In his new role with BIVI, Schnarre will work with swine producers and veterinarians in Illinois and Missouri.

“Kevin brings a high level of pork production experience and knowledge to our U.S. sales force,” says Dave Gocken, national sales manager for the swine division of BIVI. “I know with the addition of Kevin, we will continue to provide our customers the best products and professional service in the swine industry.”

Schnarre, a graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in animal science, will continue to live with his family in Marthasville, Mo.

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (St. Joseph, Mo.), is a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation based in Ridgefield, Conn., and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.

The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 142 affiliates in 50 countries and more than 41,500 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.

In 2009, Boehringer Ingelheim posted net sales of US $17.7 billion (12.7 billion euro) while spending 21 percent of net sales in its largest business segment, Prescription Medicines, on research and development.

For more information, please visit www.bi-vetmedica.com.

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For More Information, Contact:

R. Kelly Schwalbe at 816-474-3166

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