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Ryan Yamka Departs Guardian Pet Foods

Yamka confirmed the news after the company released a statement about his departure.




Ryan Yamka, PhD, confirmed Thursday that he has left Guardian Pet Foods. He oversaw research and development, formulations from concept to marketplace, supply chain issues, food safety and quality control at the company. When reached for comment, Yamka referred all questions regarding his employment at Guardian to his attorney.

As to his current plans elsewhere in the industry, he pointed to his roles as senior strategist at Do Good Foods and advisor at Bond Pet Foods. Yamka says he will be announcing a new additional role early next year.

Guardian Founder, President and CEO Jim Galovski released a statement Thursday about Yamka’s departure:

Guardian Pet Food Company
December 9, 2021

We hope everyone is in the Holiday spirit and taking advantage of our Holiday Gift Packs for that special dog in your life.

We wanted to inform our customers that Ryan Yamka is no longer at Guardian Pet Foods. He remains a shareholder and we thank him for his contributions to the company. We wish him all the best in his next adventure.

Rest assured, his departure is the only change at Guardian Pet Foods. Our Award-Winning products from Dog Almighty Elixirs to NOBL Foods have not changed. We continue to employ the same quality checks, testing and procedures that we always have.

We are looking forward to 2022. We have lots of new and exciting offerings in the pipeline and are eager to preview them for you!

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at [email protected]. As always, thanks for your support.

From our Guardian Pet Food family to yours we send our best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season!

Jim Galovski
Founder, President & CEO
Guardian Pet Food Company, Inc


Pamela Mitchell is the Editor-in-Chief of PETS+. She works from her home office in Houston, TX, with Ty the Boston Terrier as her assistant.



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