Animates appoints Neil Cowie as Chief Executive Officer New Zealand
Wednesday 01 December 2021
Animates is a 50:50 joint venture between Greencross Ltd and EBOS, and is New Zealand’s leading retail pet store with a national network of 44 stores, 18 vet clinics, 28 grooming salons, and a strong online presence.
Neil is an experienced CEO, most recently leading the solar energy company solarZero, where he led a number of initiatives to grow and transform the business. His prior career includes over five years as CEO of home improvement retailer and co-operative Mitre 10, CEO of Pumpkin Patch, and various executive roles with iconic businesses such as The Warehouse Group and Big W/Woolworths Australia.
Neil is passionate about retail and is looking forward to joining Animates this month.