2018 Feather in Her Cap Award Winners


Kimberly E. Allen
President, Commercial Division– Henry Schein Animal Health
“Kim broke the glass ceiling for women in the animal health industry and opened up new opportunities at the top for us. She personally mentored many women like me, now Executive Director, Sales Leadership and Development.”

Cathy Knupp, DVM, MS
Executive VP and President Research and Development–Zoetis
“We have a culture in which we encourage each other. That begins with Cathy Knupp, and it is inspiring to me to have an accomplished leader as the head of R&D at Zoetis.”

Marie-Paul Lachaud, DVM
Consultant to the Veterinary Pharmaceutical Industry
“As a woman pioneer in the animal health industry, who started the first European CRO, Marie-Paul has been generous with her knowledge to help women in the industry. Thanks to her guidance and encouragement, I was able to develop my expertise in clinical development, gain self-confidence and progress in my professional path.”

Joyce J. Lee, MBA
President of North America– Bayer Animal Health
“Joyce frequently facilitated small meetings with other female senior leaders to speak with women in the poultry unit and offer open access to mentorship. She personally mentored me and gave me opportunities to prove myself by leading the BioDevise R&D department. She provided me and other peers with executive coaches to hone leadership skills.”