William J. Davies
William Davies serves as President of Pacific Vet Group-USA. His animal health industry career began in 1972 with JenSal Laboratories. He served as VP of Marketing for Solvay Animal Health, VP for Syntro Corp, President of Syntrovet, Inc., and Founder and President of Benchmark Biolabs before helping to establish PVG-USA in 2008.
David Benson serves as the Vice President, Marketing & Sales of Pacific Vet Group-USA. After receiving a graduate degree in International Business Management in 1982 from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Dave helped Ft. Dodge Laboratories establish their business in Latin America. As Vice President Asia Pacific for Pitman-Moore and its successor Mallinckrodt, he led successful sales and marketing groups in 10 countries of Asia, Australia, and Oceania. In 1997, Dave led the formation of the Pacific Vet Group, a network of animal health sales and distribution companies that has grown to become the largest independent distributor of animal health products in the Asian region. Dave helped establish PVG-USA to create an engine for the development of the innovative, science-based products his customers were seeking.
Dr. Abet Villacorte
Dr. Abet is the Managing Director of Animal Care Eco-System, Inc. (ACES) and Pacific Vet Group, Inc. (PVG) in the Philippines. ACES is an important supplier of animal health pharmaceutical, probiotic and nutrition products in the Philippines, while PVG focuses on sales and distribution of feed additive products for the poultry industries. After earning his veterinary degree, Dr. Abet joined San Miguel Corporation, the leading integrated poultry supplier in the Philippines. Dr. Abet managed the Philippine business interests of Coopers Animal Health and its successor organizations, Pitman-Moore and Mallinckrodt Vet until leaving in 1998 to help found Pacific Vet Group. Abet is a Board Member and Past President of the Philippine Veterinary Drug Association. He was also the Charter President of the Philippine College of Poultry Practitioners and currently chairs their Specialty Board.
Dr. Agus Surjanata
Dr. Agus is the Managing Director of PT Pakan Serasi and PT Pimaimas Citra, Indonesian sister companies organized to market animal health products and services for the poultry industries. After earning his veterinary degree, Agus served in sales and technical service positions with Pfizer, Inc. in Indonesia. He joined the Coopers organization in 1982, guiding their growth until forming PT Pimaimas in 1990. Dr. Agus is a founding member of Pacific Vet Group and he has led PVG’s efforts in Indonesia since its inception. He is also a Past Vice President of the Indonesian Veterinary Association.
Dr. Worawan Shattrakulpong
Dr. Worawan is the Managing Director of PVG Trading in Thailand. A veterinarian by training, her industrial career began with Coopers where she had responsibility for that organization’s regulatory and technical services departments in Thailand. Dr Worawan assumed a similar role within Pacific Vet Group when the group’s business activities commenced in 1997. She has led Pacific Vet Group’s Thai business efforts since 2000, following the untimely passing of the initial member of the group.
Dr. Imai Katsuo
Dr. Imai is the Managing Director of Pacific Vet Group Japan. After earning his veterinary degree, Dr. Imai joined Rhone Poulenc where he served for 10 years in a series of increasingly responsible positions. His career continued to progress with the Mallinckrodt and Schering Plough organizations in Japan. In 2000, Dr. Imai left his position as Director of Schering Plough’s Japanese Animal Health business to form Pacific Vet Group Japan.
Mr. Jung Soon Hyun
Mr. Jung is the Managing Director of Pacific Vet Group Korea. He entered the animal health industry with the Green Cross Company in 1985 and expanded his experience by establishing the initial Korean operations of Pitman Moore in 1991. Mr. Jung is a founding member of Pacific Vet Group in 1997 and he has directed the Korean business since that time.
Dr. J. Luis Vicente
Dr. Vicente is the Managing Director of Pacific Vet Group Mexico. After earning his PhD from the University of Arkansas in 2005, Vicente was a co-founder of Sigrah-Zellet Mexico. Since Pacific Vet Group-USA acquired the assets of Sigrah Zellet in 2008, Vicente has continued to build his local business and transition it into Pacific Vet Group.
Mr. Cheah Soon
Mr. Cheah Soon Hai is the Sales and Marketing Director of QL Pacific Vet Group in Malaysia. His career includes sales and marketing positions with several animal health organizations operating in Malaysia, including Coopers and its successor, Mallinckrodt Vet. Mr. Cheah has been with Pacific Vet Group Malaysia since its founding in 1997.