Vétoquinol Canada announces new Regional Sales Manager
May 30, 2012, Lavaltrie, QB - Vétoquinol, a global leader in animal health, is pleased to announce the appointment
of James Peel as Regional Sales Manager, Eastern Canada, for the Production Animal Business Unit of Vétoquinol
A graduate from the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of McDonald College (McGill University), Mr.
Peel brings more than 30 years of experience in agribusiness with a specific interest in bovine production. His past
experience includes work in the field of artificial insemination, breed improvement and genetics. Mr. Peel has held
various positions in business development, team management, sales and marketing.
"James is a great addition to Vétoquinol Canada’s Production Animal Business Unit. With his broad experience in
agribusiness in Canada and in Europe, James has a very good understanding of the global challenges our industry
faces and the importance of developing strong partnerships with veterinarians and producers to grow our business,"
states Stéphane Deslongchamps, Production Animal Business Unit Manager at Vétoquinol Canada. "I am sure
James’s leadership, strong communications skills and solid business sense will help lead our eastern sales team to
"I am proud to join a company such as Vétoquinol because we share the same passion for animal health," explains Mr. Peel. "I feel privileged to join a team of experienced territory managers, technical service veterinarians and biosecurity technicians that provide excellent services to our clients."
Vétoquinol is an independent French veterinary pharmaceutical company serving both the companion and production
animal markets. This family-owned group, dedicated exclusively to animal health, is the 10th largest animal healthcare company in the world. More than 80% of its revenues are generated outside France.
The Vétoquinol Group currently distributes its products in more than one hundred countries throughout Europe,
America and Asia/Pacific, with subsidiaries in 23 countries and a network of 140 distribution partners. The company
has more than 1,750 employees worldwide. Vétoquinol’s Canadian head office is located in Lavaltrie, Québec.