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Sergeant’s Pet Care Products recently announced the promotion of Larry Hudson to vice president of sales and Patsy Sumner to vice president of marketing services.

Hudson will lead sales strategy in the company’s pet specialty, veterinary and international areas of business. Having been with Sergeant’s since 2002, he previously held the position of regional sales manager. He also worked in the sales divisions of Wellmark International, Hills Pet Nutrition and Southeast Pet.

Summer will be responsible for oversight of the advertising, communications and creative branding strategies for the company’s core business, flea and tick products, as well as healthcare products and treats. She has been with Sergeant’s since 1998 and was the senior director director of marketing, communications and creative services.

In September, The Perrigo Company announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for them to acquire all of the assets of Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc. (Sergeant’s), a privately-held, Omaha, Nebraska-based manufacturer of OTC companion animal healthcare products, for approximately $285 million in cash.

Sergeant’s is based in Omaha, Nebrasksa and manufactures pet products. For more information, visit Sergeant’s website at

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