Viancourt Named Vice President of Global Sales

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio – June 11, 2013--OurPets Company (OTC BB: OPCO, a leading proprietary pet supply company, today announced the promotion of Tim Viancourt to the position of Vice President of Global Sales.                                                                                                                                                

Viancourt joined the company in 2011 as National Sales Manager and has been responsible for oversight of sales in the Pet Specialty channel. Prior to his tenure at OurPets, Viancourt’s résumé reflected more than 25 years of sales and management experience in the pet, food, drug and mass-market industries. Previously, he held positions at Bil-Jac Foods as Vice President of Sales and in sales management with the J.M. Smucker Company.


In his new role at OurPets, Viancourt will oversee all domestic and international company sales initiatives.


John Silvestri, President and Chief Operating Officer, said of Viancourt’s promotion, “I and the rest of the OurPets Team are very excited to have Tim assume this critical role. His extensive business and pet specialty experience, proven leadership, and respected reputation within the industry will prove invaluable as we move the company into its next phase of growth.


Dr. Steven Tsengas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, continued, “We are very pleased to see Tim undertake this new challenge. His unique talents and unfailing tenacity will be vital to OurPets’ success as we launch our new market brand strategy, expand into new market segments and launch an extensive number of new, innovative pet products.”


Viancourt is a graduate of Cleveland State University.


About OurPets Company
OurPets Company designs, produces and markets a broad line of innovative, high-quality accessory and consumable pet products in the U.S. and overseas. Investors and customers may visit for more information about the Company and its products. The Company's brands include the SmartScoop, Play-N-Squeak, Flappy dog toys, Pet Zone, and Cosmic Catnip.

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 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 currency rates; rising costs for raw materials and  sources of supply that may be limited or unavailable from time to time; the timing of orders booked; and the other risks that are described from time to time in OurPets SEC reports.

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