CHINO, CALIF. — Caduceus Software Systems, Corp., parent company of pet food and supplies distributor McLovin’s Pet, has appointed a David Ji to chief executive officer and director. Ji is the founder of McLovin’s Pet.

Ji has more than 30 years of experience in the retail and distribution space as a serial entrepreneur. He founded Apex Digital, Inc., a specialized manufacturer and distributor of video equipment, and was recognized for the company’s success by the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes Magazine. Additionally, Ji was named one of the world’s 15 most influential entrepreneurs by Time Magazine in 2002.

According to Caduceus, Ji’s expertise in manufacturing, distribution, supply chain and logistics will serve as a major asset to the company and McLovin’s Pet.

“McLovin's in the culmination of years of efforts, research and development,” Ji said. “When we teamed up with Caduceus, we were able to significantly expand and scale our company. I am happy to step into this new role and help take the company to the next level. I am looking forward to sharing more on the developments of that occurred over the last 12 months as well as our plans for the continued growth of the company.”

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