Carole Buys-Michela joined Virbac in 2001. Since then, she has been instrumental in building a strong Human Resources division and talented HR team, bringing over 25 years of experience to the Virbac family. Ms. Buys-Michela provides strategic HR and talent consulting and advising to the executive team for Virbac North America, and creates the desired workplace culture to produce an engaged and productive workforce. Prior to Virbac, she served as Vice President of Human Resources for Novo Networks, a telecommunications company, and Culinaire International, a hospitality organization. Ms. Buys-Michela has also held various Human Resources and Operational management positions with Omni Hotels and Marriott Hotels. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University, and her MBA from the University of Texas-Arlington. Her current focus is partnering with Virbac’s business leaders to develop strategies and initiatives that make sense in today’s labor market and industry environment.