MARSHALL — Ralco Nutrition announced on Friday that Glenn Bader will be the new president and CEO, as current president and CEO Brian Knochenmus steps down. Knochenmus will still serve as chairman of the board for Ralco.

Bader brings more than 20 years of leadership and general management experience to his new role, including 13 years with Ralco and 17 with the Schwan Food Company.

Founded in 1971, Ralco specialized in soil and plant health, animal health, and animal nutrition. Glenn Bader will be the first non-family member of the Galbraith or Knochenmus families to lead the company.