Royal Canin North America Names Chris Moses Site Leader, Pet Health Nutrition Center

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Press release: Royal Canin

Royal Canin North America, a division of Mars, Incorporated, recently announced that Chris Moses has been named Plant Manager of the Royal Canin Pet Health Nutrition Center (PHNC) in Lewisburg, Ohio.

Moses brings nearly 20 years of animal health experience to this key role focused on expanding the company’s research capabilities in the rapidly growing North American market.

Mojžíš discovered the role by chance when he was contacted during a stopover at the airport, calling his move a “no brainer” after initial talks with the company.

He shared: “I was instantly captivated by what Royal Canin stands for – it really is about pets. The products are not designed to appease pet parents, but to find the right diet for each individual cat and dog.”

In his role, Moses is responsible for overseeing a team of 71 experts who assess the digestibility and palatability of Royal Canin diets. In addition, PHNC focuses on specific areas and key business priorities such as skin and coat health, mobility, immunity and aging. This additional level of expertise helps enable increased nutritional precision and the development of products tailored to the individual needs of pets. PHNC is one of two Royal Canin breeding centers worldwide for business and the only US-based location.

“The innovation process is central to everything we do at Royal Canin to meet the unique needs of cats and dogs, and I am delighted that Chris is helping to lead this process in North America. His passion, charisma and deep love for animals will enable him to continually enhance the great work of the team at Lewisburg,” says Dr. Denise Elliot, Royal Canin Global Vice President Research and Development.

Prior to joining Royal Canin, Moses held various roles of increasing responsibility in the pet industry, including research, customer service, animal facility management and more. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Virginia State University. She has one daughter and plans to adopt a cat or dog soon. A native of Newport News, Virginia, Moses he relocated to the Lewisburg, Ohio area where he immediately became an active member of the community. He attends monthly business meetings and the Lewisburg Chamber of Commerce and recently began volunteering for the Victory Project in Dayton to serve as a mentor to disengaged young men.

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