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Armor Animal Health Welcomes Lynn Snodgrass as Chief Executive Officer

Goldner Hawn is pleased to announce the hiring of Lynn Snodgrass as the President and Chief Executive Officer of its portfolio company, Armor Animal Health (“Armor”). Lynn has over 20 years of senior management experience, on both the manufacturer and distributor sides of the industries of human health/pharma, small and large animal health, consumables, diagnostics, and equipment. Bryan Meier, who has been acting Chief Executive Officer as well as Chief Financial Officer will continue as Chief Financial Officer.

“Lynn is the right leader for Armor,” said Chad Cornell, Partner at Goldner Hawn and Chairman of the Board. “Lynn’s extensive animal health background and commercial leadership skills will help Armor strengthen its partnerships, develop strategic alliances, and expand its presence. We believe his strong leadership experience will help Armor focus and leverage its newly expanded and unique business model to holistically serve the needs of production animal producers and veterinarians.”

“I am very excited to be joining the Armor Animal Health team,” said Lynn Snodgrass. “Armor has a great business model and talented team that uniquely positions it to capitalize on their comprehensive and holistic animal health management approach. I look forward to working closely with our team members as we strive to capture the next waves of growth for Armor by remaining laser-focused on serving our customers and providing the best career experiences for our people.”

About Armor Animal Health
Armor Animal Health is a provider of animal health and veterinary products — offering a full line of solutions to help dairy and livestock businesses succeed. Armor provides an integrated animal health management approach by connecting veterinary expertise, diagnostics, data, products and support to producers, veterinarians, and animal health dealers. This comprehensive approach builds consumer confidence in products by enabling animal health providers, veterinarians, dealers, and producers to provide enhanced care for their livestock. Armor is headquartered in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. For more information visit

About Goldner Hawn
Goldner Hawn was founded in 1989 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has been a source of private capital to leading lower middle market companies for over 30 years. With an investment philosophy centered on the principle of partnership, Goldner Hawn is looking to back management teams of businesses with $5 million to $20 million of EBITDA in industries including industrial manufacturing, value-added distribution, consumer products and services, and outsourced business services. Goldner Hawn has made over 90 platform and add-on investments in companies with total transaction values approaching $4 billion. For more information, call 612-338-5912 or visit