Jon Peters has been appointed president of Beneo.

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Jon Peters has been appointed president of Beneo, Inc. He will be based in Morris Plains and will lead the company’s business in the Americas Region, which includes the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America.

Mr. Peters has worked in the human and animal nutrition industries for more than 20 years and has held a variety of sales, marketing, operations and management positions. He previously was senior director at DSM Nutritional Products, Inc. Mr. Peters received a bachelor of science degree in genetics and cell biology from the University of Minnesota.

“Beneo’s strong commitment to science, research and technical support has made it a leader in delivering functional ingredients to manufacturers seeking to provide consumers with products that are natural, nutritious, tasty and which also contribute to healthier lifestyles,” Mr. Peters said.  “This is truly an exciting opportunity to build on Beneo’s already excellent reputation while continuing to expand the organization with an expert team that enhances our value to customers in the Americas region.”