WellPet hired Roger Parsons as vice president of sales.
Parsons has served in senior sales roles for Procter & Gamble, The Clorox Company, Danone and Jarden Home Brands, leading a national sales team at each and representing a mix of brands and natural challenger brands over the course of his tenure. Most recently, Parsons oversaw sales of Jarden Home Brand’s Yankee Candle.
“Roger brings relevant, hands-on experience partnering with customers to grow consumer brands, launching new natural products and helping to extend legacy brands,” said Camelle Kent, chief commercial officer of WellPet. “He has demonstrated sales leadership throughout his career and we are confident his guidance and industry perspective will be an asset to us.”
Parsons received a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University and his MBA from Bentley University. Parsons will be based in WellPet’s home office in Tewksbury, Mass.