ST. FRANCIS, WIS. — Gott Pet Products announced May 7 the appointment of Rob Cadenhead as the company’s new general manager. Cadenhead will oversee the company’s daily operations, including its sales, marketing and product development teams, for its two pet food and treat brands, Charlee Bear and Hound & Gatos.

Cadenhead succeeds Patrick McGarry, previous general manager of Gott Pet Products who was promoted to chief operating officer in February.

Rob Cadenhead, general manager of Gott Pet Products.
“It is indeed an honor to welcome Rob to our rapidly growing company,” McGarry said. “At Gott Pet Products, we strive to offer our distributor and retailer partners the utmost quality, reliability and service. With Rob’s wide-ranging industry background, team leadership abilities and management expertise, he brings a new level of professionalism to our business that will help ensure that we continue to thrive.” 

Cadenhead brings more than 12 years of pet industry experience to his new role at Gott Pet Products. Most recently, he served as director of business development for BrightPet Nutrition Group’s co-manufacturing and brands division. He has also served as chief operating officer of Bravo Pet Foods, vice president of sales and marketing for Performance Pet Products, and held a variety of senior sales and administrative positions in various other industries throughout his career.

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