The Company of Animals has moved their U.S. headquarters to Davenport, Fla.
All of the company’s U.S. inventory has been transferred to the new CenterPoint Enterprise warehouse from their previous location in Bridgeport, Conn.
The CenterPoint facility is located underground, offering over 550 surface acres and 4.2 million square feet of storage, specializing in providing third party logistics (3PL) and full-service, client-specific shipping solutions.The massive quarry was originally created through the mining of a 250 million year old limestone deposits and was later repurposed as an eco-friendly industrial resource.
“We’ve experienced consistent year-over-year U.S. sales growth,” comments Larry Cobb, vice president of U.S. sales, marketing and operations. “This move is meant to strengthen the brand and establish The Company of Animals’ stateside operations as an integral hub of our overall international business.”
Founder Dr. Roger Mugford, just recently spent a week in-state to open the new office. Frequent visits from the U.K. team are expected to assist in daily business needs.
Kerri Griffin and Brenda Dolan have been hired to support the international brand’s U.S. office operations.
New hire Griffin is a Florida native whose background includes working within the accounting departments of Natural Growers, Bolthouse Farms and Tropicana, specializing in receivables and audit control. Her passion for maintaining exceptional business standards is being eagerly accepted by The Company of Animals as they transition and will prove useful as they continue to grow the U.S. division.
Dolan comes with over seven years of experience working with KONG Company. There she assisted in everything from sales support to quarterly reporting to presentation preparation. She looks forward to continuing her volunteer work in the Davenport community.