28 March 2018
A trained veterinary nurse and experienced animal health practitioner has joined the Dechra Veterinary Products team.
Issie with her cat Peppa
Issie Somerville has been appointed as Telesales Account Manager for the pharmaceutical firm to act as a point of contact for veterinary professionals in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
She trained and worked as a veterinary nurse in Ireland, the UK and Australia before moving industry side. Issie also holds a Certificate in Small Animal Nutrition.
This will be the first role for Issie, who lives on her family’s farm on the Mayo/Sligo border in the west of Ireland, after a career break.
She said: “Dechra has a team that is dynamic and focused and I am delighted to be a part of it. We offer a fantastic range of products, which ensures there is always something to discuss and interesting opportunities to explore how we can assist veterinary professionals in their day-to-day practice.
“Having spent many years working with practices all over Ireland, it’s lovely to speak to the staff in practice on the phone and reconnect with them.”
Alison Casey, Dechra’s Business Development Manager Ireland, said: “We are delighted to have appointed Issie to the Dechra team.
“Her wealth of experience, both in the industry and personally with small and large animals, along with her sales and customer service background makes her ideally placed to provide assistance to the veterinary professionals we support.”
Issie can be contacted on +353 (0)87 219 5430 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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