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Former Smucker sales exec new VP of global sales for OurPets

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — OurPets Company, a proprietary pet supply company, has promoted Tim Viancourt to the position of VP of global sales.

Viancourt joined the company in 2011 as national sales manager and has been responsible for oversight of sales in the Pet Specialty channel. Prior to his tenure at OurPets, Viancourt's resume reflected more than 25 years of sales and management experience in the pet, food, drug and mass-market industries. Previously, he held positions at Bil-Jac Foods as vice president of sales and in sales management with the J.M. Smucker Company.

In his new role at OurPets, Viancourt will oversee all domestic and international company sales initiatives.

"The OurPets team and I are very excited to have Tim assume this critical role. His extensive business and pet specialty experience, proven leadership, and respected reputation within the industry will prove invaluable as we move the company into its next phase of growth," said John Silvestri, president and COO.

"We are very pleased to see Tim undertake this new challenge. His unique talents and unfailing tenacity will be vital to OurPets' success as we launch our new market brand strategy, expand into new market segments and launch an extensive number of new, innovative pet products," added Dr. Steven Tsengas, chairman and CEO.

Viancourt is a graduate of Cleveland State University.

OurPets Company designs, produces and markets a broad line of accessory and consumable pet products in the U.S. and overseas. Its brands include SmartScoop, Play-N-Squeak, Flappy dog toys, Pet Zone and Cosmic Catnip.