Pet Palette LLC, a national distributor of pet products, has hired Jim Geiger as national sales manager and Megan Hulse as senior buyer. Both hires are well seasoned to the pet industry, officials said in a statement.

Geiger, who has 13 years of experience in sales and service, will be responsible for sales and new business development for the company’s growing national network of representatives.

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Jim Geiger

“Jim has a strong background in sales, planning and leadership that will help drive our national strategic objectives and continue our presence in the marketplace,” said Ron Metzger, president and chief operating officer of the Sykesville, Md.-based company. “He will play a key role as we continue to add products and increase our market coverage.”

Hulse has 11 years of experience in the retail industry, skilled in product development, supply chain optimization and category management. Her experience, according to officials, will help ensure that Pet Palette continues to grow, allowing the company to further expand its national distribution.

“Megan’s perspective in the marketplace and knowledge of consumer trends is excellently suited to strengthen our relationships and communication with our current vendors and create new relationships with potential new vendors,” Metzger said.

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Megan Hulse