FORT WORTH, Texas — In working to best serve the veterinary industry, specifically through prospective and current major sales accounts, Virbac Animal Health has added a new director of key accounts, Richard Hayworth.
As director of key accounts, Hayworth will be responsible for developing strategic partnerships with new high profile, high potential sales accounts. In addition, he will utilize available resources to provide answers that will result in improved solutions, growth and greater loyalty with existing accounts.
Prior to joining the Virbac Animal Health team, Hayworth spent nine years in pharmaceutical sales and management for Novartis Animal Health. His experience at Novartis started in North Carolina as a territory sales manager, progressing to regional sales manager in Australia and eventually landing him in Dallas, Texas as key account manager. Before his time in the animal health sales industry, Hayworth spent four years in the New York City corporate communications field working with major print and television media.
“Richard not only has extensive experience in managing key accounts within the animal health industry, his knowledge of marketing and corporate communications make him an ideal fit for working with our most valued accounts here at Virbac,” said Dr. Erik Martinez, president and CEO, Virbac Animal Health. “His ability to think strategically and collaboratively will prove to be an important asset to our success with current and new account endeavors.”
One of the world’s largest laboratories dedicated exclusively to animal health
Virbac develops, manufactures and distributes a wide range of products and services intended
for the prevention and treatment of common pathologies in companion animals. Virbac Corporation U.S., located in Fort Worth, Texas, is a leading companion animal health company offering products in the heartworm, tick and flea, dermatology, antibiotic, endocrinology, senior care, behavior, critical care nutrition, and oral hygiene markets. Virbac products are available to pet owners exclusively through a veterinarian.
For more information about Virbac Animal Health and the company’s products, please visit www.virbacvet.com.