Pearse Lyons (#420)
Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech Biotechnology, one of the world’s leading animal health companies, discusses Alltech’s annual conference, the company’s commitment to education and humanitarian efforts, and more. The program was recorded at Alltech’s 25th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium in Lexington.
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Alltech founder Pearse Lyons discusses sustainability, the theme of the International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium. He also talks about Alltech’s commitment to education. That commitment includes installing fully equipped science laboratories in several Kentucky schools; the Young Scientist Award for university students worldwide; the Alltech Opera Scholarship Competition at the University of Kentucky; and other partnerships with universities around the state.
Alltech has helped orphanages, victims of natural disasters, and people affected by HIV in Africa. Lyons discusses Alltech’s global humanitarian efforts and how those activities attract and motivate the company’s employees.
Other topics include Lyons’ recent meeting with Queen Elizabeth II, the Alltech Muhammad Ali Foundation, and the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.