Michelle Bonfilio named Chief People Officer by Animal health firm Covetrus

Michelle Bonfilio, Chief People Officer at Covetrus

Covetrus®, a global organisation in animal-health technology and services, announced the appointment of Michelle Bonfilio as Chief People Officer, reporting to Ben Wolin, President and Chief Executive Officer at Covetrus. In this role, Michelle Bonfilio will oversee the human resources and communications organizations and help shape the culture of the company.

What does Michelle bring to Covetrus in her new role?

Prior to joining Covetrus, Bonfilio served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Petco, where she was a key leader in the firm’s evolution and repositioning as a “digital-forward” provider of pet health and wellness. Bonfilio has broad experience across consumer retail, CPG and healthcare sectors. During her extensive career, she’s held numerous executive positions within human resources at The Wine Group, Delta Dental, Big Heart Pet Brands and Gap, Inc.

“Michelle has a proven track record of empowering teams to achieve results, driving an inclusive culture and aligning purpose to the work employees do each day,” said Wolin.

“She will champion the fact that our employees worldwide are at the core of our mission to drive better outcomes – both business and healthcare – for veterinarians. Michelle is one of those rare executives who can translate business objectives into operational strategies that drive transformation and performance for employees, the company and its stakeholders.”

“I am thrilled to be part of the firm’s relentless dedication to veterinarians and to help enable better outcomes and care for animals,” said Bonfilio. Bonfilio is a graduate of the University of California, Davis and is a certified executive coach from Hudson Institute of Coaching.