SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spent over $15 billion last year on health care for their pets, and the veterinary industry needs business tools that can help stay ahead of this market growth. Sikka Software today announced that Kerri Marshall, DVM, MBA, has joined the company as chief relationship manager, animal health. Dr. Marshall will leverage her 30 years of experience as a veterinarian and business professional to serve veterinary medical partners with a high level of field expertise.
Marshall will be directing the company's engagement with doctors and executives while delivering tangible sales and marketing initiates to develop and expand partner relationships. Her background includes executive-level positions at a number of veterinary-focused businesses. Additional qualifications include:
- Respected experience: As a well-respected member of the veterinary medicine community, Marshall has held clinical and leadership positions with notable companies in the veterinary industry such as Trupanion and Banfield Pet Hospitals.
- Valuable relationships: Marshall brings to Sikka Software a valuable network of veterinary and business professionals that she has acquired throughout her career. She is also passionate about celebrating and protecting the bond that people have with their pets.
- Deep expertise: Customers and partners will appreciate Marshall's experience as both a veterinary professional and a business expert.
Vijay Sikka, CEO of Sikka Software, said: "We are excited to welcome Dr. Kerri Marshall to our team. Kerri's rich background in customer experience, technology and management underscores our commitment to our partners and thousands of veterinary practices worldwide. Sikka Software is committed to bringing powerful apps that optimize animal health practices that maximize profitability and improve patient care."
Dr. Kerri Marshall, chief relationship manager, animal health of Sikka Software, said: "For the past 30 years my career has been dedicated to veterinary medicine and helping improve the quality of care for animals. I am looking forward to adding to the momentum of success that Sikka Software has built in streamlining veterinary businesses."
Sikka Software Corporation is revolutionizing the retail healthcare industry via its platform cloud, analytical tools, apps and big data leadership. The retail industry includes over 2.1 million providers worldwide and over 600,000 in the United States. Sikka Platform Cloud allows seamless compatibility to over 96% of the dental, veterinary, vision care and hearing care markets in the United States. Sikka Software Corporation has over 15,000 installations and is experiencing strong growth and market presence in the retail healthcare big data space. For more information, please visit www.sikkasoft.com
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