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Toy Brand Huxley & Kent Welcomes Pet Industry Veteran Mike Bateman to Lead Operations Team

By Pet Age Staff//February 1, 2024//

Toy Brand Huxley & Kent Welcomes Pet Industry Veteran Mike Bateman to Lead Operations Team

By: Pet Age Staff//February 1, 2024//

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Press release: Huxley & Kent

Huxley & Kent, an industry leading designer of durable and fun pet toys and accessories, proudly announces the addition of Mike Bateman to its leadership team as the new operations manager.

Bateman, whose career has been marked by a relentless pursuit of operational excellence, brings to the role several years of honed strategies and leadership that catalyze organizational growth and success.

A Proven Leader Poised for New Challenges

Before joining Huxley & Kent, Bateman was instrumental in the foundation and subsequent scaling of Green Coast Pet, a journey that began over seven years ago. His leadership was pivotal in the company’s expansion to over 3,000 national retail outlets, solidifying partnerships with industry leaders and implementing distribution mechanisms recognized for their efficacy.

“Mike’s track record in spearheading operational growth and his commitment to cultivating high-performance teams align seamlessly with our ethos,” commented Robin Kershner, founder and CEO of Huxley & Kent. “His addition to our team comes at a critical juncture as we intensify our efforts to optimize logistics and enhance customer service, and we have every confidence in his ability to lead us towards these objectives and beyond!”

Alignments and Aspirations

Bateman’s arrival coincides with Huxley & Kent’s push to enhance operational efficiency and evolve in a rapidly changing market. With a focus on both perfecting internal processes and expanding service reach, Mike’s innovative approach to problem-solving is a perfect match for the company’s ambitious goals.

In his new role, Bateman will be focused on optimizing the company’s logistics and operational frameworks, fostering an environment of continuous improvement, and shaping a well-oiled team capable of delivering industry-leading service. His experience in driving operational logistics at level with Huxley & Kent’s future strategic directions positions him as an invaluable asset to clients and colleagues alike.

“I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to tackle new challenges and work alongside a team that shares my commitment to excellence,” Bateman remarked. “Huxley & Kent’s dedication to service innovation and its people-first approach deeply resonates with my own professional values and I am eager to contribute to the company’s continued success.”