Episode 41

Employee Ownership Across the Pond

Oct. 12th, 2021

Today we are joined by Matthew Flann, veterinary surgeon, and director at Pennard Vets. He explains the transition to an employee-owned model, how this model has influenced Pennard Vets’ ability to hire veterinarians, how the company’s internal culture has changed, and how the employees’ 70 percent ownership affects the decision-making process and strategy of the company.

Topics discussed:

  • An introduction to Pennard Vets and how they came to be employee-owned.
  • How the decision to transition into this model was received by the company’s employees.
  • How this model has influenced Pennard Vets’ ability to hire veterinarians.
  • Insight into how the company culture is changing since the introduction of this new model.
  • The system through which employee ideas are communicated to the management team.

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matthew flann
Matthew Flann
Veterinary Surgeon and Director at Pennard Vets
ivan zak
Dr. Ivan Zak
DVM, MBA, CEO at Galaxy Vets
ryan leech
Ryan Leech
Head of Business Development at Galaxy Vets