Outward Hound Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Jan 10, 2023

Outward Hound Appoints Brad Stone as Chief Financial Officer

Outward Hound, a leading global family of pet brands with positions available all over the world, recently named Brad Stone as Chief Financial Officer.

Stone brings over 30 years of experience leading financial and business operations across finance, manufacturing, distribution, and technology industries. He joins the organization from Classic Brands, the leader in wild bird feeding, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Classic Brands, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Bona USA. There he led the financial, business, and administrative of the North America subsidiary for the sustainability premium floor brands.

Stone earned his BS, Accounting from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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Outward Hound is a team of passionate pet parents who understand that pets are part of the family. We’re committed to developing products that inspire tails to wag, put smiles on faces, and make every adventure with your pets better. We’ve got your cat or dog covered with our pack of brands that includes Outward Hound, Best Friends By Sheri, Petstages, Planet Dog, Wholesome Pride Pet Treats, and Nina Ottosson treat puzzle toys.

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