Benjamin Shaw steps down as CEO and president and will serve as a strategic advisor to the board of Covetrus. Board chair Wolin to assume role as acting CEO and president, lead independent director Laskawy to serve as board chair.

PORTLAND, MaineOctober 22, 2019 – Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced that Benjamin Shaw has stepped down as the company’s president and chief executive officer and will transition to a strategic advisor to the board. Benjamin Wolin, who currently serves as the company’s chair of the board, will assume the role of acting CEO and president. Philip A. Laskawy, the board’s lead independent director, will take over as board chair. Read more