2016/06/14 - Career

Ary Rodrigues appointed general manager for Virbac in Brazil


Virbac announces the appointment of Ary Rodrigues as general manager of Virbac do Brazil. Since January 2016, Ary’s main missions are to develop and implement long term commercial strategies, increasing market share and search of new business opportunities and services that can generate sustainable growth for Virbac in Brazil.

Ary´s role is to guide and accompany the Brazilian team in order to achieve these objectives. He works with each one to optimize its marketing plan and commercial policy. He will also identify potential acquisitions that might revitalize the growth of Virbac in the Brazil.

« Ary has a wide background in finance. His skills, his mindset regarding team spirit let us see him as a ideal one to keep developing and raising the profile of Virbac do Brasil », said Sébastien Huron, member of the executive board, head of Global Commercial Operations at Virbac.

Ary Rodrigues is a business administrator with an MBA from the Sao Paulo University. He has almost 25 years of experience as which 10 as a finance director and 12 as general director. From 1987 and 2000, Ary worked for Hoechst and Hoechst Roussel Vet, first as an analyst and then as regional CFO. From 2000 until 2008 he was CEO of Akzo Nobel Brazil. In 2008 he joined Densply, World´s largest dentistry company as VP Latam. Since 2012 Ary was working as an external consultant for Brazilian companies.