PALMETTO, FLA. — Choice Pet Products recently announced an expansion to its sales team. Dawn Bell has been appointed to sales manager and Joshua Nixon has been appointed to territory sales manager.

Dawn has more than 17 years of experience in the pet industry. Prior to joining Choice Pet Products, she served as sales manager for Boulder Organics and territory sales manager for a pet distribution company. Dawn has worked with independent pet stores and distributors throughout the southern United States.

“We are very excited to have Dawn joining our team,” said Rob Emery, president of chief executive officer of Choice Pet Products. “Dawn’s experience creating strong business partnerships with Independent Pet Stores and success as a retail store general manager will be invaluable.

“Her depth of experience, knowledge of the pet industry, and capabilities will complement our growing team and initiatives to support company growth and brand expansion,” Emery added.

At Choice Pet Products, Dawn will develop and implement strategies to help the company build its customer relationships, as well as foster its growth throughout Florida.

Nixon has more than seven years of experience in the pet industry and recently served as regional sales manager for Pet-Ag, Inc., where he managed sales accounts and was responsible for sales growth. At Choice Pet Products, Nixon will oversee account management and help aid in sales growth for the company throughout Florida.

“Josh has an impressive track record in business development and sales growth in the pet industry,” Emery said. “We are thrilled to have him join our team. His focus on customer relationships and strategic vision are assets that will benefit our customers and our organization.”

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