W. F. Young, Inc. Announces Appointment of Jim Morris as National Sales Manager and Heather Bean Promoted to Brand Manager

May 18, 2007

James D. Morris has joined W. F. Young, Inc. as National Sales Manager and East Coast Key Account Manager, Animal Health Care Products. He will be responsible for all aspects of sales management for the division, as well as business development of key accounts. W. F. Young, Inc. markets the Absorbine® line of equine health care products. Jim joins the company with over 20 years of experience in pet care, general merchandise, and health and beauty care packaged goods. He most recently held the position of Director of National Accounts for Stravina, LLC. Mr. Morris is a graduate of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. He will report directly to Jaime D. McKinley, Corporate Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Jim resides in Hampden, Massachusetts with his wife, MaryAnne, and his children, Alex and Brittany. He will be based in the company’s headquarters in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

The company also announces the promotion of Heather Bean to Brand Manager, Absorbine Products. She was previously Junior Brand Manager. Heather will be involved in brand planning, strategic planning, and departmental budgeting. She will also be responsible for expanding relationships with the company’s catalog customers. Ms. Bean also manages the company’s website and e-marketing. She has experience in the marketing of consumer products, computer security, and book publishing. Heather resides in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts with her husband Matthew and is a graduate of Seton Hall University.

Founded in 1892 by Wilbur Fenelon Young and his wife, Mary Ida, W. F. Young, Inc. is celebrating its 115th anniversary of providing quality health care products for horses and humans. From its headquarters in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the company is committed to extending its heritage into the new century. The company’s website may be visited at www.absorbine.com.