Austin and Kat Welcomes New Vice President of Sales
Austin and Kat has named Ryan Dermody as its new vice president of sales. Dermody, who comes from Outward Hound, a purveyor of premium gear for dogs, will be tasked with developing and expanding the company’s cannabidiol (CBD) pet product line. He’ll also oversee the sales team and develop closer relationships with Austin and Kat’s growing portfolio of regional and national accounts, according to company officials.
“I’m excited to join Austin and Kat and contribute to the amazing team and culture they have already established,” Dermody said. “Austin and Kat is positioned for explosive growth. Our brand story, quality of products and industry expertise put us in a great position for success—both in the short and long term.”
Kat Donatello, founder and CEO of the Seattle-based company said she is looking forward to Dermody’s depth of knowledge in this space.
“After an exhaustive search, I’m thrilled to have Ryan join our team,” Donatello said. “His depth of experience in the industry, coupled with his enthusiasm and knowledge of the pet/CBD space, is an asset we’re proud to have.”