IRVING, Texas, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Supply Company (ASC), the national leader in pet food and supplies distribution announced that Clancy Lavins has been appointed as Regional President, Northeast Region, ASC's newly formed region. The Northeast Region will service customers in the Northeast and the Ohio Valley states. The Region's facilities and associates are located in Syracuse, NY, Buffalo, NY, and Orrville OH. ASC will also open a new distribution facility in Northern New Jersey in the first quarter of 2015.
"Clancy has a proven track record of connecting companies, customers and associates," said George Ristevski, CEO of Animal Supply Company. "As we continue to integrate some of the best regional distribution businesses in the industry into a single nationwide organization, Clancy will help us maintain our focus on local and regional retailers while we expand into the industry's largest market area, the Northeast."
Lavins joined Animal Supply Company in April of 2013 after Wholesome Pet Distributing was acquired by ASC, where he was owner and president. Lavins most recent role was Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development. In that role he helped develop new sales channels and leveraged best practices to better serve the company's customers. Lavins is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
About Animal Supply Company
Animal Supply Company is the national leader in pet food and supplies distribution serving retailers throughout the United States and the Caribbean. The company operates 23 distribution centers and employs approximately 1,300 people. The company has nearly 10,000 independent retail customers who combined operate over 15,000 retail outlets distributing pet food and supplies throughout 46 states and the Caribbean. Animal Supply Company is committed to its mission of "Delivering Success" to independent retailers and supporting vendors in the pet food and supplies industry. Animal Supply Company offers innovative value-added services for its retail customers which includes its exclusive brands Neighborhood Pet Products®.
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