SOURCE: OurPet's Company

OurPet's Company

February 24, 2010 10:11 ET

Dr. Steve Tsengas, Elected Fellow of The Ohio Academy of Science; Jennifer Berlin Appointed Advisory Board Member

FAIRPORT HARBOR, OH--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) - OurPet's Company (OTCBB: OPCO) (www.ourpets.com), a leading proprietary pet supply company, today announced that Dr. Steve Tsengas, President and CEO of the Company, has been elected Fellow of The Ohio Academy of Science and Jennifer Berlin has been appointed an advisory board member.

To be considered for Fellow, an individual must have made extensive, productive scientific, technological or educational contributions to society. For more than three decades, Dr. Tsengas has established a record of achievement by successfully translating his scientific ideas into innovative product designs and commercial reality. During this period he has been awarded a number of patents and has also developed a wide range of products, including a number of products that incorporate advanced technology. Since founding OurPet's Company, Dr. Tsengas has particularly focused his efforts on products that reflect both the company's mission and one of his personal and professional passions -- the health, safety, comfort, care and wellness of pets.

The Company also announced that Jennifer Berlin has been appointed an advisory member of the Board of Directors. In October 2009, Mrs. Berlin established Berlin Law, LLC, which is primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate counsel matters. She served as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of Berlin Financial, LTD from October 2004-October 2009. Her professional experience also includes serving as an associate for corporate transactions at Jones Day and as a senior multi-state tax consultant at Ernst & Young, LLP. Mrs. Berlin earned a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University Law School, and a B.S. Accountancy degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is a member of the Cleveland Bar Association and Ohio Bar Association.

About OurPet's Company

OurPet's 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 www.ourpets.com for more information about the Company and its products. The Company's Websites include: www.smartscoop.com, www.ecopurenaturals.com, www.playnsqueak.com, and www.flappydogtoys.com.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    OurPet's Company
    Dr. Steven Tsengas
    CEO
    (440) 354-6500 (Ext. 111)

    INVESTOR RELATIONS:
    Robert A. Lentz and Associates, Inc.
    Robert Lentz
    (614) 876-2000