Charlee Bear Pet Products Expands Sales Team
Charlee Bear Pet Products hired Matt Setlak as its Midwest territory sales manager. His primary responsibility will be forging even greater long-term relationships with distributors and retailer partners in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, South Dakota, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska, Tennessee, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Wisconsin.
Prior to this position, Setlak served in a similar capacity for John A. Van Den Bosch Company, a premium pet food distributor in Michigan. He also held sales management positions of increasing responsibility with Precision Pet Products and Four Paws Products, as well as mastering all aspects of managing a retail feed store.
“We are extremely pleased that Matt has joined our growing all-star team,” said Patrick McGarry, general manager of Charlee Bear Pet Products in St. Francis, Wis. “His hiring is part of a multifaceted plan we have in place to enter new food and treat categories, while providing our valued customers with even stronger support.”
To meet these new strategic objectives, the company recently acquired Hound & Gatos, makers of a nationally distributed line of premium canned diets for dogs and cats