Banfield Pet Hospital® Announces Vincent Bradley as New President and Chief Executive Officer

ORTLAND, Ore.—Feb. 9, 2015—Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world's largest veterinary practice, has named Vincent Bradley president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately.

Since joining Banfield in 2011 as senior vice president of operations, Bradley has been focused on leading hospital operations and field leadership; overseeing real estate, facilities, construction, international and franchise operations teams; and managing Banfield's partnership and collaboration with PetSmart.

"It's a privilege to be given the tremendous opportunity to lead this organization and our associates whose talent and dedication inspire me each and every day," Bradley said. "Our business is stronger than ever with a very bright future. I look forward to building on the great work that has paved the way for our continued success."

Prior to joining Banfield, Bradley served as executive leader and divisional vice president for Take Care Health Systems Employer Solutions Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreen Co. He began his career as a teacher in Japan and the United States, and has served in leadership for a number of nonprofits, including the YMCA. Currently, Bradley serves on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Portland. He holds a bachelor's degree in international studies from Miami University and a master's degree in education from Harvard University.

About Banfield Pet Hospital®
Founded in Portland, Ore. in 1955, Banfield is the largest general veterinary practice in the world. In 2007, Banfield joined the Mars, Inc. family of businesses, and today it is more than 900 hospitals strong in neighborhoods across the United States and Puerto Rico. More than 3,200 veterinarians at Banfield are committed to giving pets the highest quality of veterinary care. Banfield hospitals offer a full range of comprehensive medical services, computerized medical records, preventive care plans for pets and extended operating hours. Banfield Pet Hospital provides preventive care for millions of pets each year through Optimum Wellness Plans®. For journalists seeking more information, contact the Media Hotline at 888-355-0595.