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Julie Rowe 
The Impetus Agency

American Pet Products Association Announces New Hire

(Greenwich, CT) – American Pet Products Association (APPA) Executive Vice President & COO Andrew Darmohraj announced today that Cori Stoutenberg has been hired as Associate Manager, Industry Relations.  

In her new role, Stoutenberg will plan and execute organization events, APPA Board of Directors meetings and industry-related initiatives while overseeing communications with event contacts and vendors.  She will lead exhibitor communications and assist with exhibitor badge registration leading up to and on-site at the industry’s largest annual trade show, Global Pet Expo.  Stoutenberg will also be responsible for overseeing the development of Global Pet Expo’s Show Directory.  

“Cori’s extensive experience in event planning and client management made her an excellent candidate for this position,” said Darmohraj.  “The APPA Board and staff are pleased to welcome her to the team and look forward to her contributions.” 


The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 1,200 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises.  APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. APPA is also proud to grow and support the industry through the following initiatives: Pets Add Life (PAL), the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition (BEAK), and the Pet Care Trust.  Visit for more information.