Idaho Milk Products welcomes Florian Middelhuis to the position of vice president of sales and marketing on July 1, 2020. Middelhuis’s expertise in the dairy industry, his knowledge of international markets and his aptitude in customer relations will take their sales & marketing team to a higher level of customer service, providing customers with the knowledge and ingredients they require to develop high-quality products.
Middelhuis’ most recent employment was with Meggle in Germany as the business unit manager for their dairy ingredients group. Before Meggle, he was with Friesland Campina as regional sales manager, Asia Pacific based in Malaysia and Singapore responsible for selling dairy proteins in the Asian Pacific market.
Middelhuis earned his bachelor’s degree in Marketing and International Trade from Hogeschool Enschede in the Netherlands and an MBA from the University of Liverpool in the UK. Middelhuis and his wife Judith, who will join him in December after finishing her current employment as a midwife, come to the US from the Netherlands.
On August 10, 2020, Idaho Milk Products also welcomed Alec Heersink to the position of sales representative to their sales team. Heersink complements the sales team with his comprehensive knowledge in sports nutrition and extensive background in relationship building, giving customers a fresh approach to the importance of using the finest ingredients for a superior product. Growing up in Fruitland, ID, Heersink graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science Studies from Boise State University. Before coming to Idaho Milk Products Heersink spent six years with Bodybuilding.com starting as a customer service representative and finally as business development manager.