Better Choice Company Announces Alex Vournas as Vice President of Supply Chain & Logistics
Pet Industry Veteran Brings Successful History of Building Scalable Supply Chain Systems
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company (OTCQX: BTTR) (“Better Choice”) (the “Company”), an animal health and wellness company, announced today the appointment of Alex
Vournas as Vice President of Supply Chain & Logistics.
Alex Vournas is a highly accomplished Supply Chain professional who most recently was the Director of Supply Chain at Solid Gold Pet LLC, where he oversaw global distribution and logistics and was responsible for managing multiple international and domestic co-manufactures and warehouses, outsourced transportation and ordering logistics. Among many other top accomplishments, Alex was also responsible for managing the logistics related to the company’s significant expansion into Asia, which culminated in a sale of the business to Hong Kong based H&H Group in November 2020. In addition to his experience at Solid Gold, Alex has been a Supply Chain Director at various companies for over 10 years, including Anheuser-Busch and Sara Lee.
Scott Lerner, CEO of The Better Choice Company stated, “Alex’s expertise in creating and overseeing world class logistical operations are imperative to Better Choice Companies ability to fulfill our world-wide corporate sales goals. His experience with both Amazon and PetSmart systems along with the mass scale his programs have dealt with are exactly what we need as our expansion into Asia accelerates.”
Mr. Lerner continued, “Alex’s history includes success within the animal health and wellness industry and his knowledge and connections will be greatly beneficial to Better Choice’s supply chain efforts world-wide. The sheer scale he has worked with at companies such as Anheuser-Busch and Sara Lee will definitely be utilized as we continue to execute on our aggressive growth strategy.”
Alex Vournas received his MBA in Management from St. Louis University.
About Better Choice Company, Inc.
Better Choice Company Inc. is a growing animal health and wellness company committed to leading the industry shift toward pet products and services that help dogs and cats live healthier, happier and longer lives. We take an alternative, nutrition-based approach to animal health relative to conventional dog and cat food offerings and position our portfolio of brands to benefit from the mainstream trends of growing pet humanization and consumer focus on health and wellness. We have a demonstrated, multi-decade track record of success selling trusted animal health and wellness products and leverage our established digital footprint to provide pet parents with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their pet’s health. We sell the majority of our dog food, cat food and treats under the Halo and TruDog brands, which are focused, respectively, on providing sustainably sourced kibble and canned food derived from real whole meat, and minimally processed raw-diet dog food and treats. For more information, please visit https://www.betterchoicecompany.com.
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Better Choice Company, Inc.
Scott Lerner, CEO
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Valter Pinto, Managing Director