Fabrice Payot is the Vice President for Livestock Health at Virbac US and Canada. Fabrice has more than 15 years of experience in the animal health industry. He began his career as a Veterinarian (DVM) in the Brittany Region of France and specialized in cattle. He was interested in going deeper into the medicines and vaccines he was using, and completed a master’s of science in immunology, and then joined Intervet (now Merck). He worked in R&D and then moved to the business side and occupied field technical positions while at that company.
He joined Virbac in 2009 to transition from a technical position to marketing and thrived. He was a Livestock Marketing Manager at the French affiliate.
In 2013, Fabrice joined the global team for Virbac to take care of the dairy segment. In 2018 he was promoted to the Global Marketing Director of Ruminants, in charge of marketing strategy and portfolio development for the global organization, which included 29 affiliated countries.
Fabrice was promoted as the Vice President for Livestock Health at Virbac US in 2021. In his role Mr. Payot is responsible for all US and Canada sales, marketing and technical services functions toward achieving product, revenue and profitability objectives for Livestock Health. Additionally, he will analyze, plan, organize, direct and provide leadership of brand management, product line management, sales policies, customer and partner relationship management and as a key contributor to business planning.