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June 19, 2018

W.F. Young, Inc., makers of Absorbine horse care products and The Missing Link pet supplements, appointed Matthew Wurtzel to the position of vice president of Sales. In this role, Wurtzel will be responsible for overseeing the worldwide sales of W.F. Young’s brands in both pet and equine divisions.

Wurtzel brings over 20 years of experience in the pet care industry to W.F. Young, with 14 years positioned in lead sales roles. He says he is looking forward to invigorating the company’s growing pet care brand, The Missing Link, with sales strategies and market expertise to catapult sales. His knowledge and background will also bring a fresh perspective and approach to the Absorbine brand, which has been well-established in the equine industry for over 125 years.

Chris Jacobi, W.F. Young president, expressed his enthusiasm for welcoming Wurtzel to the business.

“We are very pleased to have Matt heading our worldwide sales, and deeply value the experience and knowledge he brings to the team, especially in the pet care industry,” he said. “Under his leadership, we can expect to reach the next level with all of our brands.”

Echoing Chris’ sentiments, Adam Raczkowski, CEO of W.F. Young, stated, “Matt’s knowledge of the pet care industry and unique approach to sales strategy will help us achieve our company’s very aggressive growth goals going forward. His appointment will further enable us to take full advantage of the opportunities we see in the marketplace.”

Wurtzel also says he is excited to join W.F. Young and to associate himself with the brands.

“I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic company, especially as we expand our pet care offerings,” Wurtzel said. “The Missing Link has been a trusted brand in the pet industry for almost 30 years, and I look forward to being a part of the growth of this incredible line. The Absorbine horse care brand speaks for itself with a 125-year history, and I am eager to fully immerse myself in that industry and bring new ideas to the table.”

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