Contact: Deborah Buhro, Chief Operating Officer
Murdock, NE, June 27, 2012--Oxbow Animal Health has announced the hiring of Jeffrey D. Rehder as Plant Manager. Oxbow’s Plant Manager is a member of the company’s leadership team and is responsible for all aspects of Manufacturing, Maintenance, Warehouse Operations and Employee Safety.
Jeff comes to Oxbow Animal Health having a diverse leadership history of more than 25 years within Manufacturing, Quality and Continuous Improvement, Maintenance, Human Resources, & Industrial Health and Safety Management. Jeff graduated with honors from Bellevue University with a Bachelors of Science in Human Resources Management.
“Jeff is an outstanding addition to the Oxbow team,” said Deborah Buhro, Chief Operating Officer for Oxbow. “His strong leadership style, genuine respect for people, and tenacity for continuous improvement make him a perfect fit for the position and the Oxbow culture. We look forward to Jeff’s contributions in the months and years ahead.”
In expressing his enthusiasm at the opportunity to join the Oxbow team, Jeff spoke specifically to the company’s rich value systems and growth focus. "The company and people of Oxbow are truly something special. I am very excited about having a key role in the development of business, product, process and people, while concurrently ensuring that the richness and value systems of Oxbow are both respected and preserved.”
Oxbow Animal Health is a worldwide supplier of premium life-staged foods and supportive care products for small exotic animals. Used and recommended by top exotic animal veterinarians worldwide, Oxbow offers an extensive line of superior quality, high-fiber hay, pellet products, treats and supplements for rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters and adult pet rats. Oxbow's mission is to provide superior-quality food and forage products for specialized animal markets. Oxbow accomplishes this through genuine concern for animals and their caregivers, educational awareness of nutritional needs, a high standard of product excellence, research and development of new products, and highly personalized service.