Royal Canin Appoints Director of Sales & Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning
Royal Canin USA, a St. Charles, Mo.-based subsidiary of Mars, named Mark Hite as its director of sales and operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning. Royal Canin has experienced rapid growth and is one of Mars’ billion dollar brands globally, said company officials.
Hite began his career with Royal Canin USA in 2017 as the financial planning manager, where he championed the strategic financial shaping process and strengthened the capabilities of the team through his tremendous leadership. He routinely enabled thoughtful decision-making at multiple levels of the organization through the preparation and communication of financial results and relevant analyses of internal and external business dynamics, officials said.
Hite has more than 20 years of experience, including roles in strategy and finance at Express Scripts after spending 10 years as a general manager in the commercial health and fitness industry.