|Virbac has appointed Mrs Rose Blades as Regional Sales Manager for the North of England with effect from 1 January 2015. In her new role, she will work closely with the company’s Territory Managers in the North of England, providing coaching and support to help them provide the highest level of service to their practices.
Rose joined Virbac in 2011 as Territory Manager for the North East, having gained several years’ experience in this role with other veterinary pharmaceutical companies earlier in her career. In her new role she will report to Virbac’s National Sales Manager Bryan McCabe.
She said: “I’ve enjoyed working with Virbac for the last three years because the breadth of our product range makes every day different. I am looking forward to the challenge of my new role and working with my team in a supportive role, helping them to develop their skills.
UK Sales Director Alan Chadwick added: “Rose has extensive experience in the veterinary market and excellent relationships with her key customers throughout the region. When you add these to her drive, energy and enthusiasm, it is clear that she will be an asset to our customers across the North of England, to our Companion Animal management team and to the Territory Managers reporting into her.”
Founded by a veterinary surgeon, Virbac is dedicated to supporting the veterinary profession through the development of innovative products and services, which help animals to lead longer, healthier lives. One of the largest independent veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the world, its wide product portfolio includes many market-leading and award-winning products for large and small animals.
It has recently launched Virtual Virbac, a pioneering, interactive communications portal to keep practices up to date with the latest information on Virbac products. By scanning the Virtual Virbac image using the free Blippar app on a smart device, the image ‘comes to life’, enabling veterinary professionals to interact with a range of clinical and support information on key Virbac products.
Virbac (www.virbac.co.uk) aims to work in close partnership with its customers, providing the advice and support they need to run successful, profitable businesses. Many of the services it offers are available through its innovative practice support portal www.my-virbac.co.uk.