Plato Pet Treats expanded its North American sales team.
“We are thrilled to have some of the most talented folks in the industry join the Plato family and link arms with us to better deliver our all-natural treats to retailer partners and consumers,” said Aaron Merrell, co-founder and co-owner of Plato Pet Treats. “In addition to new team members, we are proud to promote within our company and recognize key individuals who have helped grow our business. We strive to consistently provide natural dog treats in the most green and responsible way possible and we’re confident that we have the right team in place to do just that.”
Plato Pet Treats has hired the following new roles and additions to the North American sales team; Andrew Horn moved from western regional sales manager to national sales manager. As national sales manager, Horn will oversee the entire North American sales management team, liaise with manufacturing and national distribution channels, as well as retail stores and develop strategic processes to streamline sales and distribution.
Ron Henaghan will now serve as key account and eastern sales manager. As an industry veteran with a mix of four years in-house with Plato and 20 additional years specific to manufacturing, distribution and sales experience, Henaghan is charged with developing and managing new and existing national retail partnerships and overseeing the eastern territory.
Cecilia Meech recently joined the team as southwest regional manager. With extensive pet industry experience she will manage the southwest territory (Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming).
Jeff Sandy is also a new addition to Plato as Pacific Northwest regional manager. Sandy brings a decade of pet-specific retail, distribution and manufacturing experience to his territory (Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Western Canada).
Matt Henaghan recently joined the team as southeast regional manager. He brings a robust mix of pet product sales and events to his new role and territory (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina).