May 06, 2019

Oxbow Announces Appointment of Baker to APPA Board

Oxbow Animal Health, a global leader in small animal nutrition, is pleased to announce that Jeremy Baker, Vice President of Strategic Business Development and a member of Oxbow’s senior leadership team, has been appointed to the board of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).

“Jeremy is an accomplished and dynamic leader with extensive experience in the pet industry and management,” said Deb Buhro, CEO of Oxbow. “His ability to produce high quality work and commit to important organizations like APPA serves as an example to his team and fellow coworkers at Oxbow.”

The mission of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) is to promote responsible pet care and advance the pet products industry. Founded in 1958, APPA is the leading trade association in the pet industry made up of more than 1,300 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers. As a board member, Baker will play a key role in strategic planning and development to promote the health and advancement of the pet industry.

“Being appointed to the board of the American Pet Products Association is a highlight of my career,” said Baker. “I look forward to using my knowledge of the pet industry to work collaboratively with the board and staff at APPA, to continue to strengthen the industry and increase pet ownership in a dynamic and rapidly changing industry.”

In addition to the APPA board, Jeremy has served on the board of the Midwest International Trade Association (MITA) since 2014, where he actively contributes to the mission of promoting better understanding and appreciation of the significance of international trade in our economy.

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.