Episode 25

From De-novo to M&A: When is it Time to Shift?

Jun. 8th, 2021

David Boguslawski, CEO of CityVet, reveals some details about their business model and their local ownership of clinics. We also discuss CityVet’s tool to increase transparency and trust levels within the company and ensure that concerns of team members are properly addressed, and recognition is given when due.
To end off this episode, David shares his thoughts on de-novo to acquisition.

Topics discussed:

  • Distinctive characteristics of CityVet;
  • Freedom through trust; what this core principle of CityVet means;
  • Programs that assist staff members in numerous ways;
  • MUTTS – the platform that CityVet finds very useful as an internal communication tool, and as a tracking tool for everything related to the business;
  • The value that is provided by metrics and KPI’s;
  • Examples of ways to provide transparency without making the environment a competitive one;
  • The importance of mental health;

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david boguslawski
David Boguslawski
President and CEO at CityVet
ivan zak
Dr. Ivan Zak
DVM, MBA, CEO at Galaxy Vets
ryan leech
Ryan Leech
Head of Business Development at Galaxy Vets