Covetrus Names Ajoy Karna as Chief Financial Officer
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“Ajoy is a strategic and operational leader with deep global expertise in finance and driving companywide business growth,” said
Karna joins Covetrus from Sysco Corporation, where during his 10 years with the company, he held a number of senior finance and strategic leadership roles, including senior vice president of finance for international, as well as the company’s North American foodservice distribution businesses. He was also CEO of Sysco’s European operations. Prior to that, Karna spent over 20 years at PepsiCo where he led global finance, strategy, and mergers and acquisition teams.
In his role as CFO for Covetrus, Karna will lead the company’s finance, accounting, and auditing functions, as well as the IT and cybersecurity teams, expanding his leadership across many of the company’s shared service and centers of excellence functions.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Covetrus at this pivotal time in the company’s history and look forward to collaborating with Ben, the executive team and our global employees to revolutionize the veterinary industry,” said Karna. “I share the company’s purpose of supporting veterinary practices and the animals they treat.”
Karna has an undergraduate degree in finance from
Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. We are bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine. Covetrus is headquartered in