Edit Module

Virbac Chooses Paul Hays To Head U.S. Commercial Operations

Posted: Dec. 18, 2012, 12:30 p.m. EST


Paul Hays will start Jan. 1 as president of U.S. commercial operations for Virbac Corp.

Former Pfizer Animal Health executive Paul Hays was named president Monday of Virbac Corp.’s U.S. commercial operations.

Hays will oversee sales, marketing, communications and technical services as well as brand management, customer relations and business planning.

Fort Worth, Texas-based Virbac Animal Health manufactures an array of pharmaceutical products for cats, dogs, equine and farm animals, including the heartworm preventive Iverhart, the dermatological shampoo Dermazole and the antibiotic Biomox.

Many Virbac products are sold exclusively through veterinarians.

Hays worked as vice president of global diagnostics at Pfizer Animal Health since 2011, after his previous employer, Synbiotics Corp., where he served as CEO and president, was purchased by Pfizer.

Before joining Synbiotics, Hays was an executive at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., where he last served as executive vice president of U.S. business operations.

Hays will report to Erik Martinez, CEO of Virbac North America.

“Paul is a seasoned executive and a proven strategic leader with vast experience in managing pharmaceutical businesses, serving both U.S. and global customers and bringing products to market,” Martinez said. “Along with his animal health experience, this makes Paul the perfect leader to reinforce Virbac’s passion for animals and continue Virbac’s legacy of supporting both our veterinarian customers and pet owners.”


Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Read More

New Treatment Could Prevent Uterine Disease in Cows

University of Florida researchers say that a new biological treatment could prevent dairy cattle from getting uterine diseases.

Michigan Revamps Vet Curriculum with Hopes to Reduce Student Debt

In an effort to reduce student debt, Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine plans to implement a new curriculum by fall semester 2018.

Cat-Killing Vet Has License Suspended

The lawyer for Kristen Lindsey, DVM, the veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow-and-arrow, vowed to appeal the decision.

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags


Show More...
Edit Module
Edit Module