Peter Pritchard, group chief govt at Pets at House, has introduced main personnel adjustments in pursuit of his acknowledged intention to “focus extra on digital property”.
Andrei Balta, chief govt of the Vet Group at Pets at House, is to depart the enterprise and Robert Kent has been appointed as group chief information officer.
In making the bulletins, Mr Pritchard stated: “It’s six months since I took over the position of group chief govt and buying and selling momentum continues proper throughout the enterprise.
“I’m taking the time to evaluate our technique and develop the plan that may guarantee Pets at House stays profitable over the long run.”
Mr Pritchard continued: “I’ve spoken earlier than about my intention to focus extra on digital property, faucet into the huge potential of our information and take motion to make sure our vet enterprise reaches its full potential.
“I’m dedicated to remodeling Pets at House into an built-in pet care enterprise, with the very best management group to ship our imaginative and prescient.
“I’m subsequently delighted Robert Kent can be becoming a member of us as chief information officer. The [role] is each a brand new and strategically necessary appointment for Pets at House, the place Robert’s wealth of experience will assist us maximise the worth of our information.
“Particularly, uniting the massive quantity of pet and buyer data that sits inside our VIP loyalty scheme and veterinary consumer databases, so we will ship services to prospects which might be extra related and handy.”
Mr Pritchard added: “We will even see the departure of Andrei Balta as chief govt of the Vet Group. After seven years with each the veterinary and retail companies, Andrei has determined to depart and I want to thank him for his contribution to Pets at House.
“I’ll quickly assume the position of Vet Group chief govt, and facilitate a radical and orderly handover with Andrei.”
Robert Kent joins the enterprise from Royal Mail Group, the place he was chief information officer for almost eight years and head of programme supply for 2 years.
Previous to this, he held senior roles at Carphone Warehouse, together with head of IT, in addition to strategic roles at Epiphany and Capgemini.