Vets Plus, Inc. is pleased to announce that Rick Dawson will be joining its sales team as National Account Manager. With over 20 years of experience growing sales and introducing new products within the animal health industry, Dawson will be responsible for developing sales relationships with key strategic partners in the Midwest and High Plains regions.
Dawson has worked in both sales and sales management in the animal health industry with the last 10 years at Professional Veterinary Products (PVP). While at PVP, Dawson held several sales roles, ending with Director of Sales. He will utilize his experience in business strategy development and market expansion in his new position with Vets Plus.
As National Account Manager, Dawson’s main responsibility will be building strategic partnerships. He will primarily be promoting product development for dairy and beef cattle, as well as companion animals. “Rick brings a great record of success with major animal health companies and we’re excited to have him on our team to help grow the business,” said Steve Vale, VP Sales & Marketing at Vets Plus. “His experience in animal health makes him the ideal person for this position.”
Dawson holds a BS in Animal Science from Ohio State University where he also attended the Executive MBA program. He currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.
About Vets Plus, Inc.
Vets Plus, Inc. (VPI), located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a leading manufacturer of health and nutritional supplements for both food and companion animals. With over 20 years of experience, Vets Plus creates custom formulations for contract manufacturing of innovative probiotic, prebiotic and nutraceutical products in a wide variety of feeding forms. VPI also manufactures its own product lines including Probios®, Replamin®, Pets Prefer®, Swine Prefer®, Horses Prefer®, and Goats Prefer®. Vets Plus is proud of its continued growth into a leader within the animal health industry and ability to manufacture several hundred products, while maintaining ISO-9001:2008 and NASC certifications and cGMP and AAFCO compliance. Vets Plus is a member of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).