Pet Industry Veteran Brent Kirn Joins BSM Partners as VP of Sales and Marketing

By Pet Age Staff//March 5, 2024//

Pet Industry Veteran Brent Kirn Joins BSM Partners as VP of Sales and Marketing

By: Pet Age Staff//March 5, 2024//

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BSM Partners has announced that Brent Kirn has been named vice president of sales and marketing. Kirn has over 30 years of technical sales and service experience in the pet food, equine, nutrition research and commercial poultry industry.

“We have long admired Brent’s marketing and technical acumen and are thrilled that he has joined our team as we continue to expand our capabilities and footprint,” said Nate Thomas, co-founder of BSM Partners. “Brent will bring a high level of rigor and discipline to our efforts, helping us provide meaningful solutions for BSM’s clients across the pet care space.”

Kirn’s professional experience includes working for several global animal health and nutrition companies, pet blending companies, and ingredient manufacturers serving the North America pet food industry. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Animal Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

“Working closely with BSM’s world-class advisors, I look forward to helping companies identify and then achieve their most important strategic goals,” said Kirn.

BSM Partners is the largest full-service pet care research, consulting, and strategy-to-shelf product innovation firm. BSM Partners’ research professionals collaborate with hundreds of clients, ranging from the largest companies to the smallest upstart companies to formulate, review and advise on the development of hundreds of new products each year.