MENOMONIE, Wis., Mar. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Vets Plus, Inc., the Wisconsin-based
The addition of Hays to the management team comes two months after Vets Plus acquired Merrick's Inc., a Wisconsin-based supplier of nutritional supplements to the dairy industry. According to David Nelson, Vets Plus' President, "Paul's broad leadership experience, extensive list of industry relationships and his expertise in commercial strategy will be invaluable to Vets Plus, especially as we begin to branch out from our traditional business model."
Mr. Hays led Virbac's North American operations from 2012 through 2018 where he accelerated its growth through key product acquisitions, sales force expansion and by revamping its production facility. Prior to Virbac, Mr. Hays served as President & CEO of Synbiotics Corporation where he was responsible for the re-organization and turnaround of the veterinary diagnostics company and orchestrated the sale of the company to Pfizer Animal Health in 2010. He continued with the enterprise as Pfizer's Vice President of Global Diagnostics until 2012. These roles were preceded by 10 years in executive roles at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, serving successively as VP-US Sales & Marketing, VP-Global Swine Business, VP-Global Area Management & Marketing and EVP-US Business Operations.
According to Mr. Hays, "This is an exciting opportunity for me to join an entrepreneurial and agile culture with so much potential. Vets Plus has enormous scientific and manufacturing resources and it is clear to me that Raj Lall (Vet Plus' founder & CEO) and the rest of the management share a vision for the business that will be transformative. I am looking forward to contributing to shaping and achieving that vision."
Vets Plus is a leading manufacturer of health and nutrition products for livestock and companion animals. The company operates throughout North America and has a sales office in Germany servicing Europe and Asia. VPI is committed to quality and maintains SQF code edition 8.0 certification, NASC membership and AAFCO compliance. For information about Vets Plus, visit http://www.vets-plus.com.
SOURCE Vets Plus, Inc.
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