Wheeler to lead Trupanion's long-term growth efforts to become global insurance leader within animal health
SEATTLE, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trupanion, the leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, announced today that it has hired Simon Wheeler as its Executive Vice President of International Business. A 30-year veteran of the animal health industry, Wheeler joins Trupanion from Swedish-based Agria Pet Insurance LTD, the first and oldest brand in the pet insurance space.
This newly created position underscores Trupanion's commitment to expand internationally, with the goal to double its addressable market of veterinary hospitals by 2035.
In his role as EVP of International Business, Wheeler will be responsible for the development of Trupanion's international plans for growth across existing markets such as Australia and driving entry and growth into new international markets including Japan, UK, Brazil and Western Europe.
Wheeler joins Trupanion in October and is currently Managing Director at Agria Pet Insurance Ltd with responsibility for the UK marketplace and underwriting branch, Agria Försäkring. Wheeler also played key roles at Allianz Animal Health and Pinnacle Pet Health Care in the UK.
In addition, Wheeler worked with Trupanion's Co-President, Margi Tooth, while …
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