FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The OurPet's Company (OTC BB: OPCO, www.ourpets.com), a leading proprietary pet supply company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard C. Farone as Board Advisor. Farone is currently President/COO/Founder of Guardian Technologies LLC and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cleveland State University.
Dr. Steve Tsengas, Chairman/CEO/Founder of OurPet's said, "Richard brings a wealth of knowledge to the OurPet's Board, which he acquired during the critical growth years when he was with Royal Appliance Manufacturing. During those 18 years, Royal Appliance Manufacturing grew to a leading and well respected appliance company featuring the Dirt Devil brand. At Royal Appliance, Richard held top executive positions including VP of Product Development, VP Sales and Marketing and Executive VP of Sales, Marketing and Product Development. As Board Advisor he will play a key role in transitioning OurPet's to a large, key player in the expanding $50 billion pet market industry."
About The OurPet's CompanyThe OurPet's Company was founded in 1995 when it began making the revolutionary Big Dog Feeder® raised feeding system. Committed to remaining always on the cutting edge of innovation for the health, safety, comfort and enjoyment of pets, the company is proud to include the following top brands in its portfolio: Flappy® dog toys, Durapet® Premium Stainless Steel Pet Bowls, PetZone®, ecoPure® Naturals , Cosmic Catnip™ , SmartScoop® and Play-N-Squeak® cat toys. The OurPet's Company is publicly traded as OPCO (OTC BB). For a full listing of consumer brands, visit www.ourpets.com. Certain of the matters set forth in this press release are forward-looking and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: business conditions and growth in the industry; general economic conditions; addition or loss of significant customers; the loss of key personnel; product development; competition; risks of doing business abroad; foreign government regulations; fluctuations in foreign rates; rising costs for raw materials and the unavailability of sources of supply; the timing of orders booked; and the other risks that are described from time to time in OurPet's SEC reports.
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