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Central Garden & Pet Company (CENTA)

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Central Garden & Pet Company

1340 Treat Boulevard
Suite 600
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
United States
925 948 4000

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryPackaged Foods
Full-time employees7,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Timothy P. CoferCEO & Director1.26MN/A1969
Mr. Nicholas LahanasChief Financial Officer476.99k355.86k1969
Mr. John D. Walker IIIPres of Garden Consumer Products832.78k800.28k1958
Mr. John Edward HansonPres of Pet Consumer Products634.19k481.76k1966
Mr. Howard A. MachekSr. VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1963
Mr. Chris WalterSr. VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Friederike EdelmannVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Joyce McCarthyGen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jon M. BalousekPres of Corp. Devel.N/AN/A1969
Mr. Mike McGoohanSr. VP of Marketing & StrategyN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Central Garden & Pet Company produces and distributes various products for the lawn and garden, and pet supplies markets in the United States. It operates through two segments, Pet and Garden. The Pet segment provides dog and cat supplies, such as dog treats and chews, toys, pet beds and grooming products, waste management and training pads, and pet containment; supplies for aquatics, small animals, reptiles, and pet birds, including toys, cages and habitats, bedding, and food and supplements; animal and household health and insect control products; live fish and products for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets, such as aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food, and supplements; and products for horses and livestock, as well as outdoor cushions and pillows. This segment sells its products under the Aqueon, Cadet, Comfort Zone, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, and Zilla brands. The Garden segment offers lawn and garden supplies products that include grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; fertilizers; decorative outdoor lifestyle products; live plants; and weed and grass, as well as other herbicides, insecticide, and pesticide products. This segment sells its lawn and garden supplies products under the AMDRO, Ferry-Morse, Pennington, and Sevin brands, as well as under Bell Nursery, Lilly Miller, and Over-N-Out other brand names. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California.

Corporate governance

Central Garden & Pet Company’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 28 September 2022 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 10; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.