Headlines World Pet Association Names President Published 3 years ago on October 12, 2017 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet She previously worked at VCA Animal Hospitals. MONROVIA, CA – World Pet Association has appointed Jacinthe Moreau as its president. She’ll join the business association, which produces SuperZoo, at the end of October. “I could not be happier to welcome Jacinthe to the WPA family,” said Doug Poindexter, retiring WPA President. “Her business acumen will be a tremendous asset to WPA. Her thoughtful eye and keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing multiple groups within the pet industry will help key stakeholders work together to ensure the continued success of our industry. I am confident that I am leaving WPA and the pet business community in capable, strategic and considerate hands.” Moreau’s background includes roles at Vetoquinol, Merial, Merck, VetSource and VCA Animal Hospitals. Advertisement In her position at VCA Animal Hospitals – a network comprised of more than 800 hospitals – Moreau was responsible for the development and launch of the company’s private brand of pharmaceuticals, parasiticides and derm products. She also spearheaded VCA e-commerce service to consumers, making it easier for pet owners to care for their pets. She created and led a team of marketing consultants to help veterinary hospitals across the country become more successful. Recently she led the VCA Wellness Plan division. Moreau previously launched a non-profit organization to raise awareness and funds to combat pet cancer. “The WPA board took great strides to ensure we were selecting a leader who would continue to advance our mission of creating a thriving industry and a healthy and happy world for the pets it serves,” said Michael Twain, chairman of the WPA board of directors. “Jacinthe is a natural leader, an open collaborator, an effective communicator and a passionate advocate for the health and happiness of companion animals; we know this from her nine years as a WPA board member. We could not be more pleased that she has agreed to serve in this new capacity.” Moreau is the proud owner of two dogs, Playa and Sushi, and she and her husband, Serge, are also in the process of adding a new cat to their tribe. Meet Moreau in person at the Aquatic Experience, held at Schaumburg Convention Center in Chicago, Nov. 3-5, 2017; Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference, held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Georgia, March 8-11, 2018; America’s Family Pet Expo, held at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA, April 27-29, 2018; or SuperZoo, held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, June 26-28, 2018, with education June 25-27. Advertisement Related Topics:World Pet Association click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like World Pet Association to Unveil Pet Grooming Credential GroomBowl Applications Opening Soon SuperZoo Offers Virtual Connectivity of Brands and Retailers Promoted Headlines Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Are You Ready For Adventures Beyond The Backyard? Tall Tails Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Columns9 hours ago 5 Ways to Prepare Your Salon for the Holidays Trace's Store School11 hours ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Press Releases22 hours ago EQyss Starts Producing Human and Pharmaceutical-Grade Hand Sanitizer True Tales3 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns7 days ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Trace's Store School11 hours ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 America's Coolest2 weeks ago Video: Take a Tour of Bark Life in Seminole, FL Trace's Store School2 weeks ago Video: Learn How to Do Holiday on a Budget at Trace’s Store School Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular True Tales3 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns7 days ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Columns1 week ago 5 Consumer Behavior Trends Reshaping Holiday Shopping Candace D'Agnolo1 week ago Complete These 7 Important Tasks at Your Pet Business Before the End of 2020 Headlines7 days ago Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Photo Gallery3 days ago 19 Photos That Show Why Dexter’s Deli Is One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores Behind the Pages1 week ago Podcast: Should You Carry Poop Bags Featuring the Faces of Donald Trump and Joe Biden?