Pets at Home appoints vet NED with private equity experience

Garret Turley

Pets at Home Group has appointed Garret Turley as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 12 July 2024. He will also become a member of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee and will chair the ESG Committee.

He is a qualified veterinarian who co-founded and built Pet Doctors, after which he transitioned into private equity at Bridges Ventures where his focus was on health and education investments. 

He joined August Equity as a Partner, where his role focused on the healthcare, social care and education sectors through strategic investments. 

Turley has significant board experience and currently chairs a privately owned social care business Koala Care, is a Non- Executive Director at Dunrogan on a family office board in his native Northern Ireland and chairs Blackrose, a boutique corporate advisory house.

Ian Burke, Chair of Pets at Home, commented: Garret has excellent experience in the veterinary sector and will bring strong strategic knowledge in this area, which continues to be a key part of the group’s strategy. The directors and I look forward to Garret joining in July.

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