Plato Pet Treats Hires Executive Vice President of Sales
Plato Pet Treats has hired Jim Sharp as its executive vice president of sales for the the company’s next phase of growth.
“I’m extremely excited to join the Plato team to lead the sales effort in providing an outstanding brand, extremely high quality products, industry-leading service, and collaborative relationships to our distributor and retail partners,” Sharp said. “The pet industry, and the treat space in particular, continue to be an exciting, high growth opportunity for all of us. I’m committed to continuing Plato’s strong track record of delivering unique, premium innovation, business building distributor and retailer programs, and consumer value and satisfaction to enable stronger pet-pet parent relationships.”
Sharp has 20 years of pet industry experience. His previous roles have included head of sales and trade marketing.
“Jim brings a principled and strategic approach to service, which is compounded with high energy, enthusiasm and experience,” said Aaron Merrell, CEO of the Fresno, Calif.-based company. “I cannot wait to see what we can accomplish with Jim on the Plato team.”