Clint will provide a solid perspective to the corporation, bringing his business skills and experience in the animal health industry together with our team in order to achieve the corporation’s acquisition goals and objectives.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2016
VitalPet, headquartered in Houston, Texas, announced today that it has appointed Clint Vranian to Vice President of Acquisitions and General Counsel effective immediately. Prior to joining VitalPet, Mr. Vranian served in general counsel roles within Novartis Animal Health and Elanco Animal Health, where he led Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Development, and commercial matters spanning all areas of the animal health industry.
“Clint Vranian is a seasoned legal and business development leader within the veterinary industry with experience at all levels of the industry. He brings a track record of leveraging innovation and creativity to discover and grow opportunities within the animal health space to VitalPet,” states VitalPet CEO and Founder, Benjamin Thomas. “We are very proud to have him on our team at VitalPet.”
With over 15 years in the animal health industry, Mr. Vranian has represented multinational pharmaceutical and animal health companies, both in private practice and in general counsel roles. Most recently, he led the antitrust clearance and legal integration of Elanco Animal Health’s North American region following its acquisition of Novartis Animal Health.
A frequent speaker on issues facing the veterinary industry, Mr. Vranian is passionate about the veterinary-client-patient relationship. In 2012, he was the sole industry participant representing this position at the Federal Trade Commission’s Pet Medications Workshop of 2012.
"Clint will provide a solid perspective to the corporation, bringing his business skills and experience in the animal health industry together with our team in order to achieve the corporation’s acquisition goals and objectives,” said Thomas. “With over 15 years’ experience in the animal health industry, I am confident Clint will be a key contributor within our organization.”
Clint earned dual degrees in Philosophy and Classical Studies from Emory University and Henry College in 1994. He earned his JD from the University of Richmond in 1998, and his MBA from Duke University in 2010. Clint resides in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he spends his free time reading, running, and spending as much time as possible with his son and daughter.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, VitalPet is a national for-profit animal healthcare network that specializes in partnering with leading veterinarians across the country to provide the “best of the best” in veterinary medicine to local communities. VitalPet, along with its physician partners, owns and operates veterinary centers – branded under the name VitalPet – in key markets across the United States. All VitalPet facilities focus on providing best practices in veterinary medicine, surgical procedures, dental procedures, preventive care, and patient education. VitalPet encourages veterinarians to practice medicine the way they have always practiced medicine, allowing for best practices across our peer network, and providing exceptional care for patients. Further information about VitalPet’s leadership team may be found online at http://www.vitalpet.com/leadership-team. Information about VitalPet can be viewed via our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4GdVINCP4M.