Company of Animals Appoints Vice President of Sales
The Company of Animals hired Cody Rossi to serve as vice president of sales for its U.S. division in Davenport, Fla. In this capacity, Rossi’s first priority will be to establish even stronger relationships with the company’s growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. He will also be responsible for building and implementing a comprehensive sales and marketing plan to further elevate the company’s presence in the U.S.
Rossi brings a wealth of pet industry experience to The Company of Animals, having spent the last eight years at Kyjen Co. (dab Outward Hound). At the pet toy company, he was instrumental in acquiring and managing numerous large global corporate accounts. Beyond building close relationships with key brick-and-mortar and e-commerce customers, Rossi also played a pivotal role in sales, marketing and product development for the Outward Hound, Petstages, Nina Ottosson and Bionic brands, according to company officials.
“We are extremely pleased to have Cody on board,” said Paul Nolan, CEO of The Company of Animals’ U.S. division. “His industry experience as both a marketer and sales manager will be invaluable as we refresh our image and broaden our product portfolio this coming year.”