East Longmeadow, MA: December 20, 2013 — W. F. Young, Inc., makers of Absorbine® horse care products, is pleased to announce the hiring of Kenneth Oh of East Greenwich, RI to the position of Director, Pet Care Division. In this role, Ken will be responsible for all activities related to the establishment and growth of W. F. Young’s newly created Pet Care Division.
Ken has over 20 years of experience in the pet industry, holding progressive positions of responsibility in sales and marketing with companies such as United Pet Group, J W Pet and Petmate, Inc. In addition, Ken is the current Chairman of the Board for the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, and serves on the newly established Pet Leadership Council. He is a seasoned professional who will utilize his experience and knowledge to foster organic growth as well as pinpoint strategic acquisitions to effectively grow the W.F. Young Pet Care Division.
W. F. Young President & COO Adam Raczkowski said, “We are very fortunate to have an individual of Ken’s caliber join us to head our new Pet Care Division. The pet care industry presents a tremendous opportunity for us to grow the company by capitalizing on our 121 years of experience in horse care. Ken’s strong background and specific pet care experience make him a great fit to lead this major initiative.”
Founded in 1892 by Wilbur Fenelon Young and his wife, Mary Ida, W. F. Young, Inc. has manufactured and distributed quality health care products for more than a century. The company is recognized as a worldwide leader in innovative, specialized animal healthcare brands – including Absorbine® Veterinary Liniment, UltraShield® fly control, ShowSheen® grooming products and Hooflex® hoof care – that improve wellness and enhance the quality and enjoyment of life for people and their animals. Absorbine® introduced its pet care line in 2014. For more information, visit www.absorbinepet.com
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