Central Garden & Pet Company has appointed Timothy (“Tim”) Cofer as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 14, 2019. Mr. Cofer will also join the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Cofer succeeds George Roeth, who, as previously announced, will retire from his management and Board positions at the end of the Company’s fiscal year on September 28, 2019. The Company also announced that its Founder and Former CEO, Bill Brown, has been re-appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Brown succeeds Brooks M. (“Sonny”) Pennington III, who will remain on the Board.