VIRBAC ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS ENTERED INTO AGREEMENT WITH ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
Fort Worth, Texas (October 27, 2014) – Virbac Corporation today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company to acquire major U.S. veterinary products currently marketed by Novartis Animal Health. Eli Lilly has agreed to divest these U.S. assets in connection with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s review of Eli Lilly’s pending acquisition of Novartis Animal Health worldwide.
VIRBAC CORPORATION NAMES ALAN TAYLOR VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Fort Worth, Texas (July 15, 2014) – Virbac Corporation today announced that Dr. Alan Taylor has been named Vice President of Business Development, effective July 14, 2014. In this role, Dr. Taylor will be responsible for generating external growth for Virbac North America and the Commonwealth Countries, through the acquisition or licensing-in of new products, and through the merger and acquisitions of third party companies. Additionally, he will support the R&D internal organization through the licensing-in of opportunities of selected new actives or new technologies that could be further developed internally.
VIRBAC CORPORATION NAMES PAUL HAYS AS PRESIDENT AND CEO, NORTH AMERICA
Fort Worth, Texas (March 10, 2014) – Virbac Corporation today announced that Paul Hays has been promoted to President and CEO of North America, effective April 1, 2014, succeeding Dr. Erik Martinez. In his new role, Hays will oversee all corporate functions for Virbac North America and be responsible for the growth and profitability of both U.S. and Canadian operations.
VIRBAC CORPORATION ACQUIRES VOHC ACCEPTANCE FOR C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® TARTAR CONTROL CHEWS
These vegetable-based dental chews received the Seal of Acceptance from the Veterinary Oral Health Council.
FORT WORTH, TX—November 1, 2013 – Virbac Corporation announces that it will now display the highly regarded Seal of Acceptance from the Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) on their C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® Chews. Both the small and regular sizes of the chews were awarded the Seal of Acceptance in September 2013 after the VOHC reviewed trial data. The seal was awarded to VEGGIEDENT Chews for its ability to protect against tartar (calculus) build up on the teeth of dogs.
FIONA J. McLELLAN ELECTED TO CHAIR OF THE CANADIAN ANIMAL HEALTH INSTITUTE
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 24, 2013) – Virbac Corporation today announced that Fiona J. McLellan, General Manager Virbac Canada, Inc., has been elected to the position of Chair on the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) board of directors.