Carnivore Meat Company, a leader in the frozen and freeze-dried raw pet food industry and manufacturer of popular raw pet food brands Vital Essentials, Vital Cat and Nature’s Advantage, welcomes supply chain and purchasing expert Steve Marcelle as Senior Supply Chain Manager to further the company’s ambitious goals for 2022 and beyond.
Marcelle will be responsible for overseeing all activities involved in the identification, acquisition, production and distribution of company goods.
He will directly manage product selection, vendor selection, vendor performance, cost reductions, vendor contracts, sourcing, targeted inventory levels and purchase specifications.
“Steve’s gift for planning and logistics will be invaluable for the continued growth of the company,” said Brian Lakari, Carnivore Meat Company Vice President of Operations. “Steve has already worked abroad negotiating contracts and pricing with European suppliers and has repeatedly demonstrated his skills in this area. We are excited to see the benefits of Steve’s experience and insight as we strive to meet the needs of our customers and their furry family members even more efficiently.”
Marcelle holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology as well as certificates in marketing and entrepreneurship. He brings extensive global purchasing and planning experience to his new role with Carnivore Meat Company.
“I’ve worked in supply chain roles for the last six-and-a-half years, including three months in Germany to integrate supply chains domestically and internationally,” says Marcelle. “I’m looking forward to using my knowledge and skills to help an already great company optimize its supply chains and internal procedures.”