People_Watching

NEWS


To find out about our latest news, view the summary below.  To find out more about any item, click on the link provided.

Use our search facility to search through our database of over 8,300 news stories.

People Watching  (view archive news)  

Search for news
News category
Keywords

Leading equine feed balancer producer TopSpec has appointed Jodi Finucane to the role of graduate equine nutritionist.

Petcor, the producer of Veni-Dog products, has appointed Laura Bain as its marketing executive with responsibility for developing the company’s UK market and network of stockists.

Natures Menu has appointed Tina Byrne in a new role of UK sales trade manager responsible for sales, education and merchandising in the trade and vet sectors, to help drive and manage growth within the raw sector.

Agria Pet Insurance UK has appointed Tom Vaughan to the role of head of direct marketing.

Dog Rocks USA and Dog Rocks UK Distribution has appointed Daryl Bailey as head of North American sales.

Trilanco has wlecomed Jane Hadley to its team of area sales managers. Jane is covering for Heather Chapman, who has started maternity leave.

The Accapi Group, Europe’s fastest growing premium dog equipment distributor, has added to its team after reaching record sales in 2016.

Online aquatics wholesaler All Pond Solutions has welcomed a new trade sales representative, Andy Lister, to its expanding team. 

Online pet retailer MedicAnimal has welcomed Justin James to the team as new head of product. Justin will play an integral role leading purchasing, range development and category strategy.

Victoria Knowles-Lacks, head girl and founder of the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club, has joined the team at Hiho Silver as brand ambassador.

Richard is now responsible for CASCO subsidiary businesses and their integration within the global CASCO pet business. This includes the recently-established German business and the evaluation of future global expansion opportunities.

North Wales-based Pero (Foods) has appointed Steven Dennard as its new UK sales manager for the southern regions, which cover anywhere below the M4.

Skinner’s has a new managing director from November 1. Current finance director Lee Phillips will take over the reins from outgoing MD Greg Panter, who is stepping down after 16 years.

Walsall-based Ancol has appointed Charlotte Parkes as its new database and website co-ordinator.

Luxury treat manufacturer The Innocent Hound has expanded its team with a new director, Justin Heaton.

Pets at Home has appointed Mike Iddon as group chief financial officer with effect from October 17.

Trilanco employees Lydia Brenton and Sam Spencer (née Weir) have passed their R-SQP qualifications. This means that there are now seven R-SQPs working for the Lancashire company.

A cat lover with a wealth of public sector and voluntary experience has been selected to join the Board of Trustees at Cats Protection, the UK’s largest cat charity.

Lily’s Kitchen has forged the final link in its senior leadership team with the appointment of Gary Lake as supply chain director to lead its supply chain strategy and be a key point of contact for customers and suppliers during a period of growth for the business.

Abi Boulton, from Tic Toc Eventing, has become a brand ambassador for Hiho Silver.

Royal Canin has appointed Katy Smith as veterinary support manager at its head office in Castle Cary, Somerset.

Lily’s Kitchen has further strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Chris Lock as marketing director to lead its marketing strategy and to support continued business development and growth.

Multi award-winning pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen has further bolstered its team with the appointment of a new product director.

Terri-Ann Rowe has joined Lintbells as senior business development executive.

CASCO Pet has welcomed Paul Jones as head of operations, Alan McArdle as head of finance and Matt Ives as marketing manager to its management team.

Holistic vet Dr Nick Thompson is to join Benyfit Natural’s advisory team as an independent nutrition advisor.

John Bowen has joined the team at Aquaja as its new sales representative in the UK.

Feed balancer and horse feeds business Topspec has expanded its veterinary nutrition team with the appointment of industry professional Sarah Stoneham.

Keith Summers and Victoria Cooper have joined the team at Igloo Pet Products.

Nottinghamshire-based manufacturer Grove Pet Foods has welcomed Marie Rowden to its team.

Veterinary practices in East Anglia and the South East are welcoming a familiar face as Andy Wellsteed returns to the area in the role of territory manager for Agria Pet Insurance.

Gillian Thomas-Jones has joined Natures Menu as a UK key account manager.

Former Britvic and Elizabeth Arden national account manager Deborah Jones has joined Pet Food (UK), taking up a similar position as key accounts manager for both UK and international customers.

Michael Weedon, deputy CEO and communications director of the British Independent Retailers Association, is leaving bira at the end of June.

Trilanco has recruited 12 new team members to help support continuing growth.

Peewee the parrot welcomed newcomer Kirk Rothwell during his first few weeks as Bucktons brand manager. Kirk is the latest addition to the pet division and is based in Driffield, in Yorkshire.

Territory sales manager Michael Stanyon is bringing new drive to 200-year-old Burgess Pet Care as he travels more than 1,000 miles a week to reach the company’s growing customer base.

AmPet Products has appointed Kate Muncaster as its national account manager.

Pet Food (UK) has added five new recruits to its growing team.

Vicky Skinner has joined the team at the Pet Industry Federation as education manager.

South East-based EAF has appointed David Taylor to help expand all sales and promotions for bedding and haylage brands BedSoft and HaySoft.

CASCO Pet has welcomed Kevin Shove as the company’s new head of sales.
In this newly created role, Kevin will be responsible for sales team leadership, customer engagement and for driving sales revenue globally. In addition, he will be a contributor in the area of marketing and business strategy.

Veterinary lecturer and former veterinary nurse Kären Smith has vowed to ‘keep Burgess Pet Care at the forefront of nutrition’ as she takes on her new role as nutritional advisor at the Yorkshire pet food firm.

Louise Rudderham and Ewan Lavender have joined Pooch & Mutt as the company continue its rapid growth.

Kelly Davis has been unanimously elected to chair The British Dog Groomers’ Association.

Former NotOnTheHighStreet.com head of marketing communications Fiona Wallin has joined tails.com as its first head of marketing.

Nottinghamshire-based pet food manufacturer Grove Pet Foods has welcomed Amy Watson to the team.

All Pond Solutions has welcomed a new trade sales account manager, Paul Galer, to its expanding team.

TopSpec has welcomed two new business development managers to its team with the appointment of Jessica Burbage and Sarah McAndrew.

Jessica Balmer has joined Trilanco as brand manager – which means three generations of the same family are now working for the award-winning wholesaler.

[ X ] EU Cookie Compliance:This website uses cookies for essential functionality, your convenience, and to help us improve the site using Google Analytics.Accept cookies & hide this message.

Cookies are small text files that can be placed on your computer by websites you visit, which are used widely to make websites work properly or more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site, and/or their service providers.

Most browser software will allow you to turn off cookies, but you should note that doing so may cause some website functionality to stop working.
Check your browser's help or privacy settings if you want to turn cookies off.

The cookies used on this site include the following:

Cookies for Website Traffic Monitoring and Improvements 1. Google Analytics creates 4 cookies, __utma,__utmb,__utmc and __utmz.
We use Google Analytics to monitor our website's performance, and how visitors use it so we can make improvements to the user experience. If we use Google Adwords or Google A/B testing, these may also utilise a cookie for the same purposes as Analytics.

Cookies for User Convenience 2. We use a simple cookie to help remember login details for our site's admin panel and also for our Blog admin panel. These are for user convenience only, and no information is collected or shared with anyone.

Essential Cookies for Website Functionality 3. PHPSESSION. This is an essential cookie that assigns a session to each visit to ensure the site's functionality works properly, that only lasts while you are on this site. No information is retained or shared with anyone.
4. regID. An essential cookie which helps the website remember you after you have logged in, allowing you to utilise specific website functionality for logged in users only. No information is retained or shared with anyone.

Find out more about cookies