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Ceva Expands Veterinary Team

22 April 2013

US - Ceva Animal Health has recruited three new veterinary professionals to support the company’s rapidly growing livestock and companion animal product portfolios. Jo Gourlay and Anna Zakharova have joined the team as field-based Veterinary Advisors, while Emma Rixon has been appointed as the office-based Technical Advisor.

Jo Gourlay BVM&S MRCVS, completed her veterinary degree at Edinburgh University, after which she worked in mixed and then small animal practice. Based in South West Scotland, Dr Gourlay is responsible for providing technical support for customers in Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland. She is the proud owner/trainer of two registered polo ponies and her areas of expertise are in equine medicine, nutrition, pheromones and companion animal parasiticides.

Anna Zakharova BSc MA VetMB MRCVS, holds a degree in Pharmacology from Aberdeen University as well as a veterinary degree from Cambridge University. She has worked in mixed, equine and small animal practices, has lectured in animal health and welfare, worked for DEFRA and owned her own small animal practice. She farms sheep and cattle in Wales with her husband who is also a vet. Dr Zakharova is responsible for providing technical support for customers across Wales, the West Midlands and the South West of England. She has particular expertise in ruminant reproduction, animal production and anti-infectives.

Emma Rixon RVN, is a qualified veterinary nurse. She worked previously as Head Nurse at a busy veterinary hospital where she co-ordinated a high standard of patient and client care, including nurse consultations and nursing CPD. Dr Rixon is based in Amersham and specialises in nutraceuticals.

Sarah Endersby, the Senior Veterinary Advisor at Ceva, will provide technical support for customers in the East Midlands, East Anglia and the South-East of England. Dr Endersby’s areas of expertise are in companion animal behaviour, pheromones and cardiology.

Managing Director, Alan Doyle said: “The consistent growth of our products and services, across both the large and small animal sectors, makes it imperative we provide the highest levels of veterinary and technical back-up - our customers expect nothing less. All our team are highly qualified and experienced to ensure we continue to deliver the very best levels of technical support.”

For further information contact Ceva Animal Health Ltd, Unit 3, Anglo Office Park, White Lion Road, Amersham, Bucks, HP7 9FB, Telephone +44 (0) 1494 781510.

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