SOURCE: OurPet's Company

OurPet's Company

July 14, 2010 15:29 ET

OurPet's Company Appoints William L. Lechtner Advisory Board Member

FAIRPORT HARBOR, OH--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -  OurPet's Company (OTCBB: OPCO) (www.ourpets.com), a leading proprietary pet supply company, today reported the appointment of William L. Lechtner as an advisory member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Lechtner is CEO and Managing Director of The Lechtner Group, in San Diego, California. He was formerly Vice President/General Merchandise Manager of PETCO. Prior to his ten year successful tenure with PETCO, Mr. Lechtner held top executive positions and made valuable contributions at Pet Food Warehouse, Half Price Stores and several other major retailers. His career spans thirty-five years with the last fifteen being in the pet industry.

Mr. Lechtner said, "OurPet's Company has a history of innovation and also developing products that enrich the relationship between a pet and its owner. These two qualities differentiate OurPet's, have contributed to its record of achievements, and will benefit further implementation of the growth strategy. I am enthusiastic to be affiliated with the company."

Dr. Steve Tsengas, Chairman/CEO of OurPet's Company, commented, "Mr. Lechtner is a dynamic, senior level merchandise executive with a deep and diverse experience across all merchandise marketing categories, including creative brand building, innovative supply chain solutions, effective marketing promotions and acquisition and growth strategies. OurPet's is one of the fastest growth pet companies and we are very fortunate to be able to draw on his counsel."

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.

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 and 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 rates; rising costs for raw materials and the unavailability of sources of supply; the timing of orders booked; and the other risks that are described from time to time in OurPet's SEC reports.

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