Commercial team changes


In order to provide an even more targeted service to all of our clients, we have recently restructured our commercial team. This new structure will allow for a more streamlined approach to customer management, ensuring we continue to satisfy customer needs and deliver tailored solutions that add value to our service. Not all of the faces in our new-look commercial team are new ones, but we now have several new staff to further enhance our awesome team.

Rachel Whitehead – Category Manager, Production Animals
Rachel has been working as a Business Development Manager for Gribbles Veterinary since early 2018. Rachel’s farming background and veterinary degree make her ideally suited for this lead role with a production animal focus. She has a broad understanding and passion for the veterinary, laboratory and agricultural industries.

Chrissy Bray – Category Manager Companion Animals
Chrissy has been working as a Business Development Manager for Gribbles Labnet (food testing services) since late 2018. Prior to joining Gribbles Labnet, Chrissy held several sales and product management roles in the companion animal industry and together with her background in veterinary nursing she has the skills to champion this new role for our companion animal clients. Chrissy is also the Category Manager for our Gribbles Labnet clients.

Tom Berry – Territory Manager
In early April Tom joined our team based out of Auckland. He has a background as an account manager in food and pharma development. Tom’s strong analytical, problem solving and relationship management skills will enable him to easily expand his knowledge base into the veterinary field.

Deborah Bass – Territory Manager
Deborah is the most recent addition to our family. She has been involved in veterinary and pharmaceutical sales for the last 15+ years.  Her infectious enthusiasm and ability to ‘think outside the box’ have ensured her success with developing and nurturing long term relationships. She’s really passionate about being able to play some part in enhancing the health and well being of animals and helping to find new opportunities to provide care and service to our customers.

Jack Gillman – Territory Manager
Jack has the most “Gribbles” experience of the team as has been with us since 2010. Based in the South Island, he has had a long and varied career in the veterinary and animal health sectors. With sales, product and business development plus marketing experience under his belt, Jack is very adept at building effective relationships with his customers.

Photographs below (left to right): Rachel Whitehead, Chrissy Bray, Tom Berry, Deborah Bass and Jack Gillman.