Ziwi Expands North American Team
Ziwi, a New Zealand-based producers of premium air-dried pet food and treats, has hired Joe Hughs as its key account manager and Doug Schnittker as its Northeast territory manager. Both Hughs and Schnittker will help continue to develop current relationships and create new ones as well as expanding its presence in the North American pet food market, company officials said.
“Joe brings 16 years of sales and national account management to our team,” said Heather Hickey, vice president of sales at Ziwi USA in Overland Park, Kan. “He will play a vital role in servicing and supporting some of our key accounts. He will be a great asset to our entire sales team.
“Doug’s career began in natural pet retail and eventually moved into outside sales,” Hickey added. “We are excited to have him join Ziwi, as his personal views of pet nutrition closely align with ours.”