Returns as CEO again 3 years later
Healthy Pet, the pet industry leader in sustainably sourced absorption substrates, has named Ted Mischaikov its chief executive officer (CEO) effective May 28, 2023.1
Mischaikov formerly was a CEO of the company from 2011 to 2020 and this appointment marks his return. After leaving Healthy Pet in 2020, he was the executive chairman & CEO of the Primal Pet Group throughout a time of rapid growth and acquisition.
"We welcome Ted back to the Healthy Pet team. Based on his extensive experience with our brands, production and his commitment to sustainability, we are confident he will drive growth and expand our industry-leading products, which enrich the lives of pets, their people and our planet," said Healthy Pet director of sales Kelly Rogers.1
Mischaikov will oversee global growth of Healthy Pet in support of its parent company, J. Rettenmaier & Sons, (JRs) a company that has focused on natural fiber technology for more than 140 years.
"JRS enjoys a strong relationship with Ted, and we are pleased he has returned to again lead Healthy Pet," expressed JRS director of the Americas Nils Gersonde.1
Mischaikov is a decisive leader in the pet care industry and has led success in manufacturing, adoption of new technologies, and the promotion of sustainability initiatives. He fits perfect in the CEO role of Healthy Pet as it expands into new substrates, expands facilities, and acquires strategic assets.1
"Healthy Pet is a future-focused company developing performance-based sustainable products, which consumers are demanding. The world wants 'healthier clean' products, and we have the technology and resources to deliver them. My objective is to work with our team and ownership to deepen and diversify our leadership in sustainable solutions for the global pet industry," shared Mischaikov.1
Healthy Pet announces Ted Mischaikov as Chief Executive Officer. News release. Healthy Pet. June 21, 2023. Accessed June 23, 2023. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/healthy-pet-announces-ted-mischaikov-as-chief-executive-officer-301857199.html