May 15, 2020

Covetrus Announces Additions to Senior Leadership Team

Covetrus, a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced three additions to its senior leadership team, including global chief financial officer, president of its North American distribution business and global chief information officer.

“Talent development, recruiting and organizational health have been a critical focus of ours here at Covetrus, as it is paramount to building a shared culture of success,” said Ben Wolin, President and CEO of Covetrus. “We are thrilled to appoint these high-quality individuals to critical roles within our organization, each of whom bring extensive experience of working in and through periods of transformation. It is a testament to our continued momentum and employer brand that we now have a very talented and industrious group of leaders in place, and I am confident their addition to our team will continue to charter a positive path forward for Covetrus.”

Matthew Foulston will become Covetrus’ global CFO effective June 1, replacing Stuart Gleichenhaus, who has been serving in that role on an interim basis since December 2019. Foulston has served in a number of roles in technical, strategic and operational finance capacities and, more recently, was the chief financial officer for Treehouse Foods and Compass Minerals, both of which are publicly traded companies. Foulston spent the earlier part of his career in the automotive industry at Ford, Mazda and Navistar.

Matthew Malenfant is the incoming president for Covetrus’ North American distribution business, effective May 18. The majority of Malenfant’s career has been spent in the healthcare sector, including VWR International, where he held roles of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and operations, culminating as president of the Americas and DWK Life Sciences, where he is chairman of the Supervisory Board. Recently, Malenfant was CEO of Saxco International, a leader in the packaging sector for beverage products.

Steve Palmucci joined Covetrus on May 4 as global chief information officer, replacing Larry Rowland, who had been serving as a consultant and interim CIO since 2018. Palmucci has worked for both public and private companies of varying sizes including SunGard, Chubb Insurance and TiVo.

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