APPA Promotes Andrew Darmohraj to COO

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) has promoted Andrew Darmohraj to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Darmohraj will oversee all aspects of APPA's day-to-day operations, including membership, accounting and marketing efforts, as well as oversight of Global Pet Expo.


"On behalf of APPA and the Board of Directors, we couldn't be happier to announce the well-deserved promotion of Andrew," said Bob Vetere, APPA's president and CEO. "He has played an integral role in APPA's success over the years, and will only continue to help grow the Association and Global Pet Expo in this new role."


Darmohraj has more than 20 years of experience in association management and trade show production. Prior to joining APPA, he worked in management positions for association-owned trade shows in the hospitality and gift industries. He is an active member of the International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and serves on the board of the NY chapter.