Gott Pet Products, purveyors of Charlee Bear natural dog treats and Hound & Gatos natural food for pets, announced that Patrick McGarry has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
He previously served as General Manager of this Wisconsin-based, family-owned company. In his new position, McGarry will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic growth plans, establishing policies that promote company culture and vision, and overseeing operations to help ensure the company’s success.
“Patrick has proven time and time again that he has the leadership, vision and commitment to hold this key role in our expanding organization,” commented Peter Gottsacker, President of Gott Pet Products. “Since he came on board in 2017, he has been integral to our growth and success.”
Prior to joining Gott Pet Products, McGarry held financial management positions of increasing responsibility with several world-class firms. As Senior Audit Manager at Ernst & Young, he interfaced with multiple corporate clients and trained audit senior associates. As an Accounting Controller at Google North America’s Litigation and Professional Services division, McGarry supervised specialized accounting operations in countries around the world. Previously, he held auditing and administrative positions at KPMG and Convergys Corporation. McGarry holds a BSBA in Accounting and Economics from Xavier University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina. In his free time, he’s out walking his dog, Memphis, taking in a round of golf or spending time at home with his wife and two-year-old son.
By Lindsay Beaton
While dogs and cats continue to reign supreme, the growth of the “other” pet space can’t be denied: 9.9 million homes own a bird, 6.2 million homes have a small pet (usually small mammals) and 5.7 million homes own a reptile.
By Lindsay Beaton
Pet owners with birds, small mammals and other types of non-dog/cat animals are demanding the best for their feathered, furry or scaly friends.