July 05, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. Hires Cathy Kleiven as Executive Director, Supply Chain Management

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI), a global leader in the animal health industry, today announced that Cathy Kleiven joins the company as executive director, supply chain management.

Kleiven comes to BIVI from Zoetis Inc. where she served as senior director of supply chain excellence and operations management.

“We are pleased to welcome Cathy Kleiven to our team,” said Dr. Albrecht Kissel, president and CEO of BIVI. “Cathy brings outstanding experience in developing innovative supply chain practices and processes to her new role, and is an ideal fit with our culture of continuous improvement and innovation.”

She holds an M.S. in management information systems from Fairleigh Dickinson University and undergraduate degrees in computer science and mathematics. She has APICS certification in production and inventory management, and is a certified supply chain professional.

“I am thrilled to join the BIVI family,” Kleiven said. “I look forward to leading the supply chain organization and delivering maximum results on our key business objectives.”

Kleiven and her husband, Keith, have two adult children, Thomas and Kimberly, who are completing their graduate and undergraduate degrees in Boston and Pittsburgh.