She succeeds Loïc Moutault, who headed Royal Canin since 2014, and who becomes President of the Mars Petcare division.
Royal Canin announces, by press release, the appointment of Cécile Coutens as CEO.
it’s about the “first woman at the head of the world leader in nutrition and health for cats and dogs”, the statement said. She will take up her duties on July 1, 2022 after almost two decades with the Mars group and fifteen years in the nutrition segment for cats and dogs. She succeeds Loïc Moutault, who headed Royal Canin since 2014, and who becomes President of the Mars Petcare division.
Cécile Coutens is currently President of the group’s North America region “where she has ensured double-digit sales growth for four years, manages more than two thousand Associates and directs the logistics and industrial operations of six production sites located in the United States. United and Canada.”
” I am committed to continuing Royal Canin’s mission: a better world for pets. I also measure the responsibilities entrusted to me and the challenges to be met in today’s world. I remain at the service of cats and dogs, of their owners, of our partners, but also of our 8000 Associates so that they can exercise their know-how knowing what they contribute while being fully themselves. says Cécile Coutens.