Elanco Animal Health has named Sarena Lin senior vice president of North America Operations and Global Strategy. She will manage the company's U.S. and Canadian food and companion animal businesses. Lin will also oversee global strategy for the top-tier animal health company, applying her extensive knowledge in corporate development to grow and strengthen Elanco's business.

She most recently oversaw Cargill's global animal feed and nutrition business. Lin also currently serves on the board of directors for animal health and dental distributor, Patterson Companies, and before her time as president at Cargill, she was the global head of strategy and business development there. She was a principal at McKinsey & Co. and began her career at Proctor & Gamble.

Lin holds three university degrees with a Bachelor's in Computer Science from Harvard University, a Master's in International Relations from Yale University and a MBA from Yale School of Management.