Jiminy’s, the next-generation brand of sustainable pet food and treats, announced today that Jim Sharp, a veteran leader in the pet category, has joined their fast-growing team as Chief Customer Officer.
Sharp brings more than 25 years of pet industry experience to the team, including Fortune 500 experience at Pepsi-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive and Nestlé Purina, privately held pet brand manufacturers (Plato Pet Treats, Zuke’s, Dogswell), as well as distributors (Pet Food Experts). Sharp has also played a leadership role in Pet Sustainability Coalition and IndiePet Organization initiatives.
“Jim brings energy, positivity and a principled sales approach to the Jiminy’s team. He also has a demonstrated passion for sustainability and reducing carbon pawprints,” said Anne Carlson, CEO of Jiminy’s. “I’m beyond excited to see what we’ll be able to build together.”
Jiminy’s, the market leader in sustainable, insect protein dog food and treats, continues to accelerate its growth with an expanding portfolio of award-winning new products. Jiminy’s Cricket Crave and Good Grub were awarded best new-to-market pet food at SuperZoo in 2021, and Jiminy’s training treats won the Pet Innovation Award for alternative dog treat of the year. Jiminy’s assortment of sustainable dog foods and treats are sold in independent pet food retailers across the country and are available for purchase on Amazon, Chewy and Jiminy’s. Most recently, the brand has expanded its retail footprint to Petco stores and online.
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