ZIWI Adds Hughs, Schnittker to North American Team

October 29, 2019

Press release: ZIWI

ZIWI, New Zealand-based producers of premium air-dried pet food and treats, has expanded its North American team with the hiring of Joe Hughs as its key account manager and Doug Schnittker as its northeast territory manager.

Hughs and Schnittker will help continue to develop current relationships and create new ones as well as expanding its presence in the North American pet food market.

“Joe brings 16 years of sales and national account management to our team,” said Heather Hickey, ZIWI USA vice president of sales. “He will play a vital role in servicing and supporting some of our key accounts. He will be a great asset to our entire sales team.”

Schnittker joins the team with a previous background in the pet industry.

“Doug’s career began in natural pet retail and eventually moved into outside sales,” Hickey said. “We are excited to have him join ZIWI, as his personal views of pet nutrition closely align with ours.”

ZIWI is the original and global leader of air-dried pet nutrition and New Zealand’s leading pet food exporter. Inspired by the nutrition found in raw diets, and the beautiful free-range meat and seafood ingredients of New Zealand, ZIWI pioneered the world’s first air-dried cat and dog food. ZIWI’s award-winning high-meat cat and dog food brings joy and peace of mind to pets and their guardians around the world.

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