PALMETTO, FLA. — Lou Noval has been named territory manager at Choice Pet Products, a pet industry distributor operating in Florida. Noval will be responsible for growing the distributor’s sales in the southern part of the state.

Noval brings more than 10 years of pet industry experience to his new role, including pet food retail, manufacturing and distribution. He previously owned a pet retail store, served as territory manager for a pet food manufacturer, and worked for another pet supply distributor.

“We are excited that Lou has decided to join our team,” said Doug Horiski, vice president of sales and operations for Choice Pet Products. “Lou brings years of industry experience in the pet food sales and distribution to the company and will help us increase our footprint in South Florida.”

Bob Sledzinski, vice president of independent retail sales and operations for Choice Pet Products, added, "I’m confident that Lou will be an excellent fit for the position and a strong asset to the company. With his experience in the pet industry and familiarity with the territory he will be able to make an immediate impact on the success of the company.”

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