Central Garden & Pet Co. Appoints CFO
Central Garden & Pet Co. has appointed Nicholas “Niko” Lahanas as its chief financial officer.
Lahanas has worked at Central Garden & Pet for more than 10 years, holding a variety of finance positions within the company. He most recently served as senior vice president of finance, operations management and reporting and CFO of Central’s pet segment. Formerly he held positions as vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis, and director of business performance, focusing on business unit profitability. Prior to joining Central, Niko worked in private equity and investment banking for more than eight years.
Lahanas will report to president and CEO George Roeth. “Niko is a proven leader who has been a valuable asset to the organization in helping it evolve and grow over the last ten years,” said Roeth. “His experience in many financial, strategic and operating aspects of the organization will be invaluable as Central seeks to continue its strong performance in the years ahead.”