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June 24 - 26, 2025
Charlottetown | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Internationally renowned animal health leader announced as VetHealth Global 2021 Honourary Chair

CEO of Ceva Santé Animale, Dr. Marc Prikazsky appointed to conference role

Charlottetown, PE – VetHealth Global has announced Dr. Marc Prikazsky, CEO of Ceva Santé Animale as the 2021 Honourary Chair of this premier international animal health and nutrition business conference. Every two years, VetHealth Global hosts the global animal health and nutrition business community in Prince Edward Island, Canada, one of North America’s centres for the animal health industry. The 2021 conference will be held June 22 – 24 in Charlottetown.

Since 2009, Dr. Prikazsky has served as the CEO of Ceva Santé Animale, a global veterinary health company focused on the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceutical products and vaccines for pets, livestock, swine and poultry. Dr. Prikazsky is also the president of Health for Animals, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that represents the animal health sector: manufacturers of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and other animal health products throughout the world. His early career began at the Alfort Veterinary School in Paris, France where he trained as a veterinarian. He then went on join the private sector where he grew his career in well-known animal health companies before joining Ceva in 1999.

“I am very much looking forward to acting as Honourary Chair of VetHealth Global 2021,” said Dr. Prikazsky. “This event has been a pioneer in our industry by bringing together both innovators and investors. I am particularly pleased to see a focus for the conference on Africa, as the continent continues to emerge in a post-COVID-19 world.”

Dr. Prikazsky joins a long list of veteran industry leaders who have served as Honourary Chair of VHG since its inception in 2007, including Jeff Simmons, Dr. George Gunn, Dr. Brendan Fox, Clint Lewis, Dr. Peter H. Jones, Rick DeLuca, and George Heidgerken.

VetHealth Global is a must-attend event for animal health and nutrition business executives, investors, and innovators. It has been recognized for its stellar list of presenters, innovative emerging company sessions, professional business partnering programming, and top-rated networking events.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Prikazsky join us as Honourary Chair for VetHealth Global 2021,” said Rory Francis, Chair of VetHealth Global, and CEO, PEI BioAlliance. “This conference continues to raise the bar in terms of innovative programming that provides delegates insight and foresight into the most important challenges and opportunities facing the industry. We look forward to Dr. Prikazsky’s leadership as we host global animal health leaders in Prince Edward Island next year.”

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