LIVONIA, Mich.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pet Supplies Plus (“PSP”) announced today that Dan Boose has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. PSP, a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, is the third-largest pet specialty retailer in the United States.
“I am thrilled to see Dan take on the role of CFO. Dan’s depth and breadth of experience and strong leadership qualities will be critical in partnering with me to guide the company through the next phase of growth.”
Dan Boose is a highly qualified executive with over 25 years of finance experience and over 15 years of operating experience in the specialty retail sector. As CFO, Mr. Boose will work across the organization to position PSP to execute its growth plan with an emphasis on strong profitability and operating efficiency.
Mr. Boose joins PSP after spending 13 years at The Sports Authority, Inc., a 480-store sporting goods retailer. Mr. Boose most recently served as the Senior Vice President for Finance and Accounting and was a member of the senior leadership team. Prior to The Sports Authority, Mr. Boose held financial roles at Brinker International, Rent-A-Center, and Kraft General Foods. Mr. Boose began his career at Deloitte and is a certified public accountant. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kansas State University and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.
Dave Bolen, President and CEO, said, “I am thrilled to see Dan take on the role of CFO. Dan’s depth and breadth of experience and strong leadership qualities will be critical in partnering with me to guide the company through the next phase of growth.”
About Pet Supplies Plus
With 285 locations in 23 eastern states, Pet Supplies Plus has earned the reputation as “America’s Favorite Neighborhood Pet Store” by offering a wide array of pet food, pet products, grooming services, and animal expertise in a welcoming environment. With a friendly, pet-centered culture, where store managers and associates actually know the names of hundreds of their pet customers and their pet parents, each Pet Supplies Plus is large enough to house a broad selection of food and equipment, yet small enough to still feel neighborly. The company, headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, has earned its success by understanding the unique bond between humans and their pets, while championing the conviction that ”People Don’t Own Pets, Pets Own People”. For more information about Pet Supplies Plus, please visit www.petsuppliesplus.com.
About Irving Place Capital
Irving Place Capital is a middle-market private equity firm that invests in compelling buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth capital opportunities. The firm focuses on making control or entrepreneur-driven investments in companies where it can apply its substantial operating and strategic resources and expertise to enhance value. Since its formation in 1997, Irving Place Capital has been an investor in more than 55 companies and has raised over $4 billion of equity capital, including its current $2.7 billion institutional fund. More information about Irving Place Capital is available at www.irvingplacecapital.com.