Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) today announced the appointment of Dr. Willie M.
Reed, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University,
to its Board of Directors. Dr. Reed will serve on the Corporate
Governance Committee of the Board.
Dr. Reed has more than 30 years of experience in animal health and
veterinary medicine, gained during his tenure at Purdue University and
Michigan State University, and as a Diplomate of the American College of
Veterinary Pathologists and Charter Diplomate of the American College of
Poultry Veterinarians. Dr. Reed served as president of the Association
of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), president of the
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD),
president of the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) and
chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on
Research. He currently serves on the American Veterinary Medical
Association's (AVMA) Member Services Committee.
As a recognized expert in avian pathology, diagnostic medicine and
infectious diseases, Dr. Reed brings perspectives on veterinary medicine
that will be crucial as Zoetis continues to enhance its reputation as a
world leader in animal health. He will add valuable scientific expertise
to the Zoetis Board, as well as a unique understanding of the needs of
Zoetis customers and the animals that depend on the company's medicines
(zô-EH-tis) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to
supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60
years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops,
manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented
by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of
services. In 2013, the company generated annual revenue of $4.6 billion.
With approximately 9,800 employees worldwide at the beginning of 2014,
Zoetis has a local presence in approximately 70 countries, including 28
manufacturing facilities in 11 countries. Its products serve
veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for
farm and companion animals in 120 countries. For more information, visit www.zoetis.com.
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Zoetis's current views with respect to business plans or prospects,
future operating or financial performance, expectations regarding,
indebtedness, future use of cash and dividend payments, and other future
events. These statements are not guarantees of future performance or
actions. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and
uncertainties. If one or more of these risks or uncertainties
materialize, or if management's underlying assumptions prove to be
incorrect, actual results may differ materially from those contemplated
by a forward-looking statement. Forward-looking statements speak only as
of the date on which they are made. Zoetis expressly disclaims any
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise. A
further list and description of risks, uncertainties and other matters
can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
December 31, 2012, including in the sections thereof captioned
"Forward-Looking Information and Factors That May Affect Future Results"
and "Item 1A. Risk Factors," in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and
in our Current Reports on Form 8-K. These filings and subsequent filings
are available online at www.sec.gov,
or on request from Zoetis.
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