Healthy Pet Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer
Healthy Pet named August F. DeLuca as its new CEO.
In the role, DeLuca will be responsible for North American growth of all Healthy Pet products and manufacturing for many markets overseasin collaboration with its parent company, J. Rettenmaier & Söhne.
DeLuca comes to Healthy Pet with experience in driving growth through leadership, collaboration and innovation. Most recently, he held the position of president for Rock Ridge Stone of Scranton, Pa., where he managed the vertically integrated manufacturer through numerous growth and improvement initiatives over the last five years. He has held past roles of president, general manager, chief marketing officer and director of sales and marketing within the consumer processed goods category, as well as several board and advisement positions.
“Since last fall, we diligently sought out the best candidate to lead Healthy Pet into its next era of success,” said retiring CEO Ted Mischaikov. “It took many months and a nationwide search, which was more than worth the effort considering Augie’s experience, talent and excellent character.”
“I am very excited to join Healthy Pet,” said Deluca. “The company has strong brands, on trend products and a passionate team. I look forward to working with them to deliver the next phase of growth and development.”