After declaring the retirement of its current CEO, Pets at Home now announced that Lyssa McGowan will succeed Peter Pritchard on June 1st.

Lyssa McGowan is Chief Consumer Officer at Sky UK Limited. In this position, she is in charge of the Consumer business including the service for more than 10 million customers and a revenue of over $10bn. McGowan comes with wide experience in different areas such as business management, innovation of new products and services, marketing as well as data and digital transformation.

Ian Burke, Chairman of Pets at Home, stated:

“On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Lyssa as CEO of Pets at Home Group Plc. Lyssa brings strong corporate, strategic and operational expertise across a range of consumer-facing businesses, and a proven track record of growth at Sky, with significant experience in customer and digital-first initiatives across multiple channels and sites.”

Lyssa McGowan commented:

“I am thrilled to be joining Pets at Home as CEO. It is a fantastic business with a unique, integrated business model, and a strong purpose-led culture fueled by the shared passion of over 15,000 colleagues and Partners to care for pets, and the people who love them. I am excited to work with the Board and Executive Management Team to lead Pets at Home on its journey to being the best pet care business in the world.”

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