A flair for languages and a taste for travel should prove a real advantage to Samantha Randle in her new role as UK and International Sales Manager for Fish4Dogs.
Samantha will be responsible for UK key accounts, European business and new business development in UK & Europe. She is the fourth person to join the rapidly expanding sales team in recent months.
She has worked in the pet industry for the past eight years, initially for Supreme Petfoods, where she was as Export Manager with responsibility for distributors and retailers in International markets for specialist pet and vet channels, as well as managing some UK key accounts
Then in 2017, Samantha joined The Company of Animals as International Business Manager for Europe with responsibility for a large number of customers across 30 European markets – distributors, wholesalers, retailers and dog trainers.
Samantha, who has a BA (Hons) in French and Spanish from Coventry University, also studied abroad at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, France and the Universidad de Valencia in Spain as part of her degree.
She said that Fish4Dogs was a company that she had known and admired for several years and was delighted to be joining the team.
“Fish4Dogs is enabling me to continue my journey in the pet industry, a sector which I thoroughly enjoy working in and for which I have a great passion. The company has a marvellous reputation and a developing home and international presence. Fish4Dogs has some fantastic partners which I am looking forward to working with and helping to grow,” she said.
In her spare time Samantha enjoys dance and theatre and loves foreign travel – experiencing new cultures and people.
Graham Smith, Fish4Dogs CEO, welcomed Samantha to the team: “Samantha has a great reputation in the business and will be a real boost to our sales in in the continued development of our international markets.”
Fish4Dogs was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade in April last year.