Bill Bookout is a founding member of the National Animal Supplement Council, serving as President from 2002 to May 2012, returning as President in February 2014 and continuing as chairman of the Board of Directors of the nonprofit organization. Mr. Bookout was President of Genesis Limited, a company he founded in 1999 that provides both feed and health products for companion animals. In March of 2012, Genesis was acquired by Kemin Industries Inc., a privately held, family-owned company that has nearly 1500 employees and operates in more than 90 countries. He was Vice President of Global Sales at Kemin before reassuming the role of NASC President. Mr. Bookout has been selected by Health Canada to serve on the Expert Advisory Committee for Veterinary Natural Health Products. Prior to founding Genesis, he spent 15 years in the human medical device and animal health industries.