Patterson Companies (Nasdaq: PDCO) today announced that Doug Jones has joined Patterson Animal Health as president of the Companion Animal Group based in Greeley, Colo.
“We are excited to have Doug on our team. He is a proven leader with an exceptional track
record,” said John Adent, CEO of Patterson Animal Health. “I look forward to working with
him to further enhance our product and service offerings to our companion animal
Jones joins Patterson Companies after spending the past six years with Merial North
America where he served as head of Merial’s U.S. Pets Sales and National Accounts
teams, and most recently as president of Merial North America. Jones was also a key
member of the company’s Regional Strategic Management Committee.
“We are delighted to have Doug join our Patterson leadership team,” added Scott Anderson,
chairman and CEO of Patterson Companies. “Our commitment to our customers begins with
hiring exceptional talent who can effectively lead our ability to deliver customized solutions. I
am confident Doug’s industry experience and vision will drive business growth in our
companion animal business.”
Earlier in his career, Jones was a business consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and The
North Highland Company. He holds an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University
and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.