February 7, 2011, Lenexa, Kan. – Ceva appoints Craig Wallace as North American Zone Director to oversee U.S. and Canadian operations that include both the poultry and companion animal businesses. Craig brings extensive experience in the animal health industry, having spent 22 years at Fort Dodge Animal Health where he progressed through several roles, finally as Vice President, U.S. Sales. Prior to joining Ceva, he helped launch pet insurance firm Trupanion, as Senior Vice President.
Dr. Arnaud Bourgeois, Vice President, will continue to directly manage the Biomune biology campus, as a key part of the groups global biology network. Having directed and grown both the US business and global biology over the last five years, he will move to headquarters in France in the next few months, once the final re-organization to support the company’s new biological facility in Lenexa is complete.
“”We are very proud to have achieved all the key targets we set in our first ten-year vision. With these changes, we are poised for continued success and solid growth for the next ten years. I welcome Craig to the Ceva team; I am positive he will build on the strong commercial business base created by Dr. Bourgeois in the U.S. Arnaud has built the biologicals business to become a world leader in a number of categories, and this change will allow him to dedicate his full energies to this key part of our business,”” said Marc Prikazsky, Chairman and CEO, Ceva Santé Animale.