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Wagly taps Angela Owen as Chief Commercial Officer

SEATTLE, July 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wagly, the new Seattle-based pet care services company today announces Angela Owen as Chief Commercial Officer. In her new role Owen will drive the strategic vision and roadmap for the company’s brand development and customer and partner acquisition.

“Wagly is poised for significant growth and expansion. Angela brings extensive Omni-channel retail, merchandising and marketing experience for premium specialty brands to Wagly, along with a long repeatable track record developing and growing new product categories, customer segments and brands. We are extremely lucky to have Angela join the Wagly team,” said Wagly CEO Shane Kelly.

Previously, Owen was chief marketing officer at Bourbaki 13, a self-sizing shopping app. Before that, Owen held executive marketing and merchandising positions at REI, most recently as senior vice president of marketing.

Wagly aims to disrupt the pet care services industry by targeting the fast growing "Pet Parent" segment that lives an active, pet family lifestyle. Pet lovers are consumed with their pet's happiness and wellness, and seek a brand they can trust and with the expert knowledge that fulfills all of their pet needs.

Wagly recently launched its first brick and mortar location with a 10,000 square foot facility in Bellevue, WA, kicking off its national roll-out starting initially in Washington, California, and Arizona.

Wagly is the first pet care services company to offer convenient veterinary and hospital services, boarding, grooming, training, consultation, and home services all under one roof, fully integrated into a single brand.

“I am extremely excited to participate in the opportunity to build a new, disruptive consumer services company in the pet care space. As a passionate pet lover, I completely embrace the need for a brand like Wagly that brings convenience and a total, loving best care approach to pet parents who care so deeply about their animals.”

In addition to Owen and Kelly, the Wagly management team brings top notch experience in veterinary services/progressive care, veterinary medicine, technology, retail and marketing, with extensive experience launching other pet care service brands.

About Wagly
Wagly aims to disrupt the pet care services industry by targeting the fast growing "Pet Parent" segment that lives an active, pet family lifestyle. Pet lovers are consumed with their pet's happiness and wellness, and seek a brand they can trust and with the expert knowledge that fulfills all of their pet needs. Wagly is the first pet care services company to offer convenient, veterinary and hospital services, boarding, grooming, training, consultation, and home services all under one roof, fully integrated into a single, brand.

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Source: Wagly