The retirement of two senior executives at Covetrus Inc. (Nasdaq: CVET) is prompting the Portland-based animal health company to change up leadership of its geographic markets.

András Bolcskei has joined Covetrus as president of the company’s International business unit, a newly created position that combines the presidential roles for Europe and for Asia-Pacific and emerging markets. Those positions were held respectively by Mike Ellis and David Hinton, who are retiring, a news release Monday said.

Bolcskei has more than 25 years of experience and a background in animal health pharmaceuticals, including at both Merck & Co. and Pfizer, where he held leadership roles across Europe and Africa. He is also a veterinarian. Read more