NEW YORK, September 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Better Choice Company Inc. (NYSE American: BTTR) (“The Company” or “Best Choice”), a pet health and wellness company, today announced that Scott Lerner is stepping down as CEO of the company effective September 13, 2022. Lionel Konacher, the current director, will take over as CEO. Interim, with the senior management team reporting directly to him.
Mike Young, Chairman, commented: “With a very talented team and a strong platform built for continued growth, I have every confidence that Lionel and the executive team will continue to build on our strong performance so far this year, which includes the launch of Halo Elevate® in Over 1,500 dedicated pet websites, 100% growth to date in international sales and integration of the TruDog brand into the Halo portfolio. I am particularly excited that Lionel and the team continue to deliver margin improvements, with an emphasis on profitable and sustainable growth.”
Mr. Young continued, “On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank Scott Lerner for his contributions as CEO during his time with Better Choice.”
About Better Choice Company Inc.
The Better Choice Company is a rapidly growing pet health and wellness company focused on providing pet products and services that help dogs and cats live healthier, happier, longer lives. We offer a wide range of pet health and wellness products for dogs and cats sold under our Halo brand across multiple formats, including foods, treats, wraps, dental and chewable products, and nutritional supplements. We have a proven track record of success over several decades and are well positioned to capitalize on the prevailing trends of humane pet development and consumer focus on health and wellness. Our products consist of canned dog and cat food, canned food, freeze-dried raw dog food and treats, vegetarian dog food, oral care products and nutritional supplements. Halo Essentials are made with the highest quality ingredients and carefully sourced for science-based, natural nutrition. Each innovative recipe is formulated by leading veterinary and nutrition experts to deliver optimal health. For more information, please visit https://www.betterchoicecompany.com.
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Walter Pinto, Managing Director