APPA Makes Board Changes – Petmate® CEO Announced to Serve as Chair for Board of Directors
(ARLINGTON, Texas) May 2, 2019 – The American Pet Products Association (APPA) elected Allice Tillett to serve as chair of its board of directors and Jeremy Baker to serve as a director. Tillett has been the CEO of Doskocil Manufacturing, doing business as Petmate, since 2014. As chair, Tillett will oversee all meetings of the board of directors, the governing body of APPA. She also serves in a leadership advisory role, guiding industry-wide activities and initiatives. Prior to her role at Petmate, Tillett was the president of Pacific Cycle, a division of Dorel Industries, for more than 12 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and a master’s degree from Miami University.
Jeremy Baker is vice president of strategic business development at Oxbow Animal Health, and brings nearly 12 years of pet industry experience to the APPA board. Baker earned bachelor’s degrees in marketing and management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “On behalf of the American Pet Products Association, I am pleased to congratulate Alice on her new leadership role and welcome Jeremy to the board,” said King. “Based on their years of industry experience and passion for supporting responsible pet ownership, I am confident both Alice and Jeremy will serve their newly-elected positions well.”