Bill Partyka, Kradle CEO
Bill Partyka, Kradle CEO

Former Gerber Executive Assumes CEO role at Kradle Pet Comfort Co.

Bill Partyka has also joined the board of directors of Coolhouse Botanics, which provides CBD solutions for both humans and pets.

January 14, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS — Bill Partyka has joined the board of directors of Coolhouse Botanics and will work with a seasoned group of industry experts to capitalize on the fast-growing CBD solutions industry for both humans and pets.

In addition, Bill will assume leadership of the Kradle Pet Comfort company as CEO.

"Just like their babies, all pet owners want the assurance their four-legged loved ones are enjoying healthy, satisfying lives and I'm pleased to join an organization inspired to satisfy these needs with new and innovative solutions. This team really has it going on!" said Partyka.

Kradle provides solutions for pet specialty, e-commerce, and large format retail channels.

"We are thrilled Bill has joined us. His deep commercial experience within the consumer health and wellness space, and his track record of success in multiple consumer-facing businesses will enable us to accelerate our growth and strengthen our operational effectiveness," said Gary Hendrickson, chairman of Coolhouse Botanics.

Prior to joining the Coolhouse and Kradle teams, Partyka was the CEO of the Gerber Baby Food company, served as the chief global commercial officer of Wyeth Nutrition Inc. and played significant leadership roles at both Conagra Foods and General Mills.