Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition Promotes Block and Ehlers

PRINCETON, N.J. (May 9, 2013)—Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announced today the promotions of Dr. Elliot Block to the position of Research Fellow, Animal Nutrition, and Dawn Ehlers to the position of Assistant Marketing Manager.

Dr. Block joined the ARM & HAMMER® team in 1999. During his tenure, Dr. Block has secured eight patents, developed and launched three new industry-changing products and improved the base research portfolio on the entire line of Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition products. He joins only two other researchers at Church & Dwight Co., Inc., the parent company of ARM & HAMMER, who have the elite distinction of Research Fellow.

“In addition to being an outstanding asset to our business, Elliot has established himself as a world leading authority on rumen animal health and nutrition, as evidenced by authoring more than 65 peer-reviewed articles and more than 140 peer-reviewed abstracts presented at scientific meetings, writing chapters in three different textbooks, and being an invited guest speaker at more than 40 scientific meetings held around the world,” says Scott Druker, Director, Animal Nutrition.

“Elliot will continue to serve as the key technical expert for ARM & HAMMER, and will also focus on identifying and developing new technology platforms,” Druker adds. “His work will be crucial in helping us achieve our growth objectives.”

Dr. Block received his Ph.D. and Master of Science in Animal Nutrition with a minor in Biochemistry from Penn State University and his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Cornell University.

Dawn Ehlers joined the ARM & HAMMER team in 2003. As Assistant Marketing Manager, Ehlers is responsible for managing critical marketing and business activities for all Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition product lines. She actively supports all marketing efforts as well as business processes in the areas of logistics, packaging/labeling, freight, pricing and more.

“Dawn is the glue that holds our business together,” says Druker. “I am very pleased to announce that Dawn has been promoted to Assistant Marketing Manager. During her tenure, Dawn has shown significant initiative and excelled in her duties. Her involvement in developing and executing our marketing initiatives will continue to drive growth and move our business forward.”

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, with headquarters in Princeton, N.J., is a North American leader in offering a complete family of innovative, research-proven dairy feed ingredients to improve producer profitability. To learn more about Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, visit, or

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