Virbac Selects TCG for Senior HRBP Search

BRIDGETON, MO – Virbac, an innovative company that helps veterinarians, farmers and pet owners, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Senior Human Resource Business Partner search. Managing Partner, Tobin Anselmi and Recruiting Manager, Nick Nelson are leading the critical HR search.

“As an animal lover, I must say that we are honored to work with a company with such a great mission,” said Tobin Anselmi. “As they say on their website, ‘animal health is key to the health of the planet. Joining Virbac means taking part in a unique human adventure in which the commitment of each individual contributes to making it progress.’ TCG is excited to work with Virbac to fill this opportunity ” 

The Senior HRBP for Virbac’s Operations Business Unit will have direct HR oversight of their flagship production facility in Saint Louis and responsibility for other smaller regional distribution centers. The hired individual will be a strategic partner to the VP of Operations, working hand in hand to develop best people practices as the company grows through market expansion and M&A. They will assist the plant leadership team, including VP of Quality & Compliance, in implementing cGMPs and SOPs to build and retain a world-class pharmaceutical manufacturing culture. In addition to leading by influence, this role will develop and mentor two direct reports to ready for future advancement. 

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group, please contact Nick Nelson at

About Virbac

Today, present in more than 100 countries, Virbac has maintained its independence and essence. Linking the needs of caregivers with the latest technological advances, their innovations deliver a practical range of products and services to diagnose, prevent and treat illness, while improving animals’ quality of life. Thanks to their products, supported by a manufacturing base that meets the highest international quality standards, they have been forging personalized relationships with veterinarians, farmers and pet owners for more than 50 years. Through these partnerships, they are moving forward together to shape the future of animal health, a fascinating crossroads of societal, health and environmental issues.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.