Movers and Shakers Category

Mar 11, 2020

Pet Age Women of Influence 2020 Winners

When the Women of Influence (WOI) award program was started in 2015, Pet Age honored 25 of the industry’s outstanding female leaders. The inaugural class included Huxley & Kent founder Robin Kershner, Ark Naturals founder Susan Weiss, and Lucy Postins, founder and CEO of The Honest Kitchen. Since then, Pet Age has recognized Tierra Bonaldi […]

Feb 11, 2020

Pet Partners of Arizona Hires New Phoenix Program Manager

Press release: Pet Partners Pet Partners, the nation’s leading organization in registering therapy animals for animal-assisted interventions, announced the hiring of Meghan Rothschild as the new program manager for the Phoenix area. The Phoenix area program manager is the second for Pet Partners of Arizona, joining the existing program manager for the chapter’s Tucson office. […]

Jan 28, 2020

Larry Cobb Joins Matrix Partners as VP – Business Development

Press release: Matrix Partners Matrix Partners, a Chicago-based branding firm that specializes in designing and implementing customized marketing programs for pet product brands, recently announced that Larry Cobb has joined the firm as vice president – business development. In this new role, Cobb will report directly to Don Tomala, CEO and managing partner of Matrix. […]

Jan 27, 2020

New Director of Sales for Diggin’ Your Dog, Super Snouts Hemp Co.

Press release: Diggin’ Your Dog, LLC, Super Snouts Hemp Co. Diggin’ Your Dog and Super Snouts Hemp Co. are proud to announce and welcome Tammy Deering as the executive-level (outside) director of sales. Tammy will be responsible for managing and leading all outside sales and developing sales strategies and growth of regional and national accounts. […]

Jan 21, 2020

Michel Picandet Appointed Executive VP, Head of TOMRA Food

Press release: TOMRA Food Michel Picandet has been appointed executive vice president and head of TOMRA Food. He joined the company on January 1 and will be based at the TOMRA Food headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. In his new role, he will be in charge of the company’s three brands: TOMRA Food, Compac and BBC […]

Oct 24, 2019

Bil-Jac Foods Expands Executive Team with New COO

Press release: Bil-Jac Foods, Inc. Bil-Jac Foods, Inc., a family-owned and operated company making super premium dog food and treats, is pleased to announce that Tommy Walsh has joined the Executive Team as chief operating officer. Tommy brings 28 years of pet experience to Bil-Jac, including pet specialty, veterinarians, breeders and mass retail partnerships. He has […]

Oct 23, 2019

Nature Gnaws Hires New Finance Director

Press release: Nature Gnaws Nature Gnaws, the Florida based dog chew brand with an extensive line of your pet’s favorite all-natural chews, announced that Mayeli Holland will be joining the company as its new finance director. Holland was most recently with an International Company acting as its finance manager and was responsible for the finance and operation in […]

Oct 17, 2019

Nature Gnaws Hires Andrea Rodriguez as HR Director

Press release: Nature Gnaws Nature Gnaws, the Florida-based dog chew brand with an extensive line of your pet’s favorite all-natural chews, announced the hiring of Andrea Rodriguez as its director of Human Resources (HR). Formerly of Accurate Personnel Services, Ascendor Resources and Boeing, Rodriguez brings her wealth of HR knowledge in recruiting, policies, hiring laws and […]

Oct 16, 2019

Oxyfresh Hires Social Media Coordinator Emma Phillips

Press release: Oxyfresh Oxyfresh, the leading provider of safe, environmentally friendly products for people and pets, is excited to welcome Emma Phillips to their marketing department. In her role as social media coordinator, she is responsible for managing company social media platforms, media research and analysis, content creation and external and internal communication tactics. “I […[...]

Sep 27, 2019

TropiClean Expands Product Team

Press release: TropiClean Pet Products TropiClean Pet Products recently hired two new associate product managers to the team, Steve Tochtrop and Amanda Roessler. Tochtrop, a graduate from Missouri State University, with a background in General Business, joins TropiClean with extensive managerial knowledge. Tochtrop is enthusiastic to be in the pet industry and looks forward to […]

Sep 24, 2019

Gott Pet Products Welcomes Fred Corbett

Press release: Gott Pet Products Gott Pet Products, the family-owned company providing pet parents with Charlee Bear natural dog treats and Hound & Gatos natural food for pets, has welcomed Fred Corbett to their team as mid-Atlantic and Southeast territory sales manager. He will be responsible for working with retailers and distributors, specifically building meaningful […]

Sep 17, 2019

Ark Naturals Appoints Joe Wallington as New VP of Sales

Press release: Ark Naturals Ark Naturals, a leader in pet supplements, health and wellness products is pleased to announce and welcome Joe Wallington as vice president of sales. Wallington brings more than 30 years of experience in the consumer products industry to this role, where he will be responsible for leading the Ark Naturals sales […]