French skipper Jean-Pierre Dick crossed the finish line of the eighth Vendée Globe at 1347hrs UTC on Wednesday 25th January. The skipper of StMichel Virbac completed his solo round the world voyage in 80 days 1 hour 45 minutes and 45 seconds. Jean-Pierre Dick sailed 27,857 miles at the average speed of 14.5 knots.
Virbac announces the appointment of Jesse Mark Chellan as general manager of Virbac RSA. Based in Johannesburg, he is effective in his role since December 1, 2016. He will be responsible for the development and execution of the long term business strategy for both South Africa and for the export regions of Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa.
November 6, 2016: Jean-Pierre Dick takes the start of his fourth Vendée Globe. In Les Sables d'Olonne, Sandrine Brunel, Virbac Head of Corporate Communications, talks about the event and discusses the virtuous effects of 15 years of sailing sponsorship.
A company that has always been dedicated to animal health
Founded in 1968 by a French veterinarian, Virbac is an independent pharmaceutical laboratory present in more than 100 countries. The company offers a comprehensive and practical range of products and services covering the majority of species and pathologies.
Customer driven innovation
Financial public releases
Strong rebound in profitability in 2016
Annual sales growth of 4.5%, at constant exchange rates
Virbac announces that it has received from the Food and drug administration (FDA) a communication confirming the lifting of the Warning Letter received in December 2015 for its St. Louis production site (Missouri, USA).