Ranvet Team

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Ranvet’s team of professionals are available to assist you with equine nutritional support. Our team is able to evaluate your current feeding programs using sophisticated software and the latest nutritional research to provide the assistance required to address your horse’s every need.

Paul HoffmannGeneral Manager
02 9666 1744
0417 580 980
paul.hoffmann@ranvet.com.au

Paul commenced work at Ranvet in 1996 after completing an Advanced Diploma in Horse Management from Sydney University.
Since joining Ranvet, Paul has held the positions of Sales Representative, Key Account Manager, National Sales Manager and General Manager.
Paul attributes much of his success to his close working relationship with two of Ranvet’s founders, Bart Cummings and Dr Percy Sykes.
“I am fortunate to work for such an iconic company and am very proud of the team we have assembled. Their dedication to our customers, horse welfare and equine health are second to none.

Sharon HallOperations Manager, Export & Regulatory Affairs
02 9549 6007
sharon.hall@ranvet.com.au

Sharon’s Business and Administration background is extensive. Her management and operational skills have always been in high demand. A working Mum, who also found time to occupy the role of Director in the family auction business before joining Ranvet in 2004. While at Ranvet, Sharon has managed several departments before progressing to the position of Operations, Export & Regulatory Manager in 2017.
Sharon considers herself very fortunate to have been able to have met and worked with Ranvet’s founders, Bart Cummings and Dr Percy Sykes.

Sheridan Butler BAnVetBioScQuality Assurance Manager
02 9549 6033
0425 061 584
sheridan.butler@ranvet.com.au

Sheridan completed a Bachelor in Animal and Veterinary Bioscience at the University of Sydney in 2009. Looking to join an industry she is passionate about, Sheridan left a corporate job to commence work with Ranvet in 2014. She started life at Ranvet working in a Technical Sales, Admin and Marketing role. In June 2015, Sheridan moved into the position of Quality Assurance Manager and continues to enjoy the challenges and continual development gained from her role. In her spare time, Sheridan enjoys running and taking her horse-dog, Benson frolicking in the ocean.

Portia Eaton BAn Sc/Dip. Marketing Marketing Manager
0447 114 260
portia.eaton@ranvet.com.au

Portia joined the Ranvet team in 2011 as a Sales and Marketing Associate after completing her Bachelor of Animal Science at the University of Western Sydney. After 3 years with Ranvet, Portia decided to move overseas and work for an Equine Health Company in Sheffield, England and then onto London to work for Hyde Park Stables as their Marketing and Office Manager. In 2015, Portia returned to Ranvet to fulfil the position of Marketing Manager.
In her spare time, she enjoys competing in dressage and showing with her Warmblood Sullivan.

Sheldon TrynchyFinance & Administration Manager
02 9549 6005
sheldon.trynchy@ranvet.com.au

Sheldon obtained an Advanced Diploma in Finance and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting in Canada. He has resided in Australia since 2000 and has obtained a BAcc and is a part qualified CPA.
With over 20 years of commercial accounting experience within wholesale and manufacturing industries, Sheldon joined the team at Ranvet in 2017.
Sheldon’s natural love of animals makes him a perfect fit within our professional team. A keen sportsman and family man, Sheldon enjoys spending time on the weekends watching his children play sports.

Rami SulaimanWarehouse Manager
02 9549 6011
rami.sulaiman@ranvet.com.au

Rami Sulaiman joined Ranvet in early 2009. Rami displayed leadership qualities and assisted in improving aspects of warehousing, production and logistics. In 2017 Rami was promoted to warehouse manager. In this current role, Rami is responsible for sourcing the highest grade material to use in Ranvet products. Manufacturing techniques and equipment are continually being updated under Rami’s supervision. Ranvet’s customer service and reputation for trusted performance products are thanks to the quality of our managers and the care taken by managers such as Rami Sulaiman.

Sarah-Jane RowanMarketing Associate
02 9549 6034
sarahjane.rowan@ranvet.com.au

Sarah joined the Ranvet Marketing team in 2017, shortly after completing her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at Macquarie University. Sarah has a passion for marketing and design and is currently finalising her master’s degree in design at the University of New South Wales. With a love of animals and experience in pet retail, Sarah is an essential part of the Ranvet team. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her three dogs Luna, Dexter & Louie.

Emma Flewin BAn ScExport & Administration Associate
02 9549 6006
emma.flewin@ranvet.com.au

Emma graduated from a Bachelor of Animal Science from Charles Sturt University in 2018. Knowing she wanted to pursue a career in an industry that she was passionate about, she joined the Ranvet team in February 2019. Emma has a keen interest in horse health and nutrition and enjoys working in an industry where she can apply and further her knowledge. When she’s not at work, Emma can be found at home riding her horses Boston and Charlie, at pony club or competing at a local show.

Neely Hopkins BS RVTNutrition & Animal Health NSW, ACT & QLD
0433 568 551
neely.hopkins@ranvet.com.au

Neely graduated from Purdue University in Indiana, USA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology in 1999, and also studied Animal Science through the University of New England in Armidale, NSW. Neely worked as the surgery coordinator at Randwick Equine Centre for 6 years and has extensive experience in the equine industry. Neely enjoys trail riding with her Standardbred “Tayo” and competing in Working Equitation with her Anglo “Cav”.

Lisa Justice Cert IV in RacingNutrition & Animal Health VIC, SA, TAS & NZ
0425 342 065
lisa.justice@ranvet.com.au

Lisa joined Ranvet in 2010. Lisa has been a licenced trainer with Australian Harness Racing for more than three decades and formerly held a Thoroughbred trainers’ licence, enjoying success in both codes. In 1990 and 1991 Lisa was Australiasia’s leading Reinswoman. Lisa also won 9 individual female premierships. “I am passionate about my horses, breeding and then racing. I have studied nutrition in my role for the past 9 years and delight in helping people produce the best equine athlete for their chosen denomination.”

Michael GoddardVictorian Customer Service Manager
0418 493 533
michael.goddard@ranvet.com.au

Michael’s background includes a combined 18 years’ experience within the Australian animal industries, covering many facets including veterinary (small animal and equine), territory management, product supply, retail & wholesale.
He has also carried out years of study in varied areas, including: business management, training & assessment, animal science & veterinary/equine nursing.
Michael has a strong interest in the breeding & performance of horses in the field of eventing. As a result, he can often be spotted on weekends out supporting local Pony Clubs or competing at open events whilst proudly promoting Ranvet.

Selena PhillisNutrition & Animal Health QLD & WA
selena.phillis@ranvet.com.au
0418 195 846

Selena has a love for the racing and thoroughbred industry having worked for Bart Cummings for 22 years as his stud and farm manager. She looked after some of Australia’s best racehorses and joined Bart at all the major yearling sales.
Selena has spent the last seven years in WA as the office manager at an Equine Veterinary Hospital before relocating to Qld. She has a passion for all things equine and enjoys competing with her off the track Thoroughbred on weekends.

Craig, Sean & BrendanManufacturing
Ranvet has been manufacturing equine supplements for over 55years. In fact, we were one of the first companies in Australia to do so. Our production team members are conscientious and highly skilled. The quality and consistency of Ranvet products are what makes Ranvet one of the most respected animal health brands in the world. Ranvet’s purpose-built factory is responsible for manufacturing over thirty individual products. We are proud and appreciate the efforts of our hard-working, dedicated and happy team.
Eliza Barton BAnVetBScConsultant Nutritionist
Eliza completed Animal and Veterinary BioScience at The University of Sydney in 2015. She has a passion for horses and the racing industry, having three “off the track” thoroughbreds herself. Eliza has a keen interest in the nutritional requirements of racing and performance horses. Being an athlete herself, Eliza understands the significant role nutrition plays in the preparation, performance and recovery of elite athletes. Eliza is based in Sydney, working in other areas such as veterinary pathology, and with Racing NSW veterinarians on race days.
Dr Rafat Al Jassim, BSc, MSc, PhDRanvet Consultant
Dr Rafat’s CV is one of the most impressive and comprehensive in the world of Animal science. He has a vast number of published research papers involving several species. Dr Rafat’s employment career includes the position of Senior Lecturer, Nutrition Biochemist and Gut Microbiologist, School of Animal Studies, University of Queensland, Gatton QLD. He is also the Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Camelid Science, ISOCARD.
Ranvet is privileged to have an association with such a prominent animal scientist such as Dr Rafat Al Jassim.
Dr Luke Wells-Smith BVScConsultant Veterinarian
In 2004 Luke Dr Luke Wells-Smith completed a TAFE farriery course and started his own business as a farriery. Continuing his studies, Luke graduated from James Cook University as a veterinarian in 2010. Now based in Victoria, Luke is the owner of Kilmore Equine Clinic. Luke specialises in podiatry and lameness. He regularly conducts seminars on these subjects as well as laminitis and care for the broodmare. Ranvet is grateful to have a close working relationship with Dr Luke Wells-Smith.

Experts in Equine Nutrition

Every product in the Ranvet range has been developed to meet a horse’s most specific need at any given time, be it in a training environment or on a breeding farm. Having pioneered the formulation of specific medications and dietary supplements for horses, the company is now recognised as a leader in the areas of equine health and nutrition.

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