GlobalVetLINK is pleased to announce Joel Harris has joined the company as the director of product. Harris brings more than 10 years of marketing, sales, operations and product management experience in the animal health market to his new role at GVL.
Previously, Harris served as the vice president of Operations at Harrisvaccines, which was acquired by Merck Animal Health in 2015. During the business integration, Harris served as an associate director of Marketing for Merck Animal Health until November 2016.
Harris also serves as a mentor and adviser to entrepreneurs and startup businesses in the agtech, biotech and healthcare industries. He is the co-director of the Ag Startup Engine, an entrepreneur program that fosters business startups, innovation and technology transfer at Iowa State University.
At GlobalVetLINK, Harris will lead market research and product strategy efforts. His team will work to identify, analyze and develop new product and new market opportunities across all customer types and market segments.
“We are excited to welcome Joel to the GlobalVetLINK team,” says Cliff Smith, GlobalVetLINK CEO. “With his years of experience in animal health and relationships in the industry, we are confident that Harris will have an impact on our always-evolving products and services.”