Cheshire-based Pets at Home continues to grow rapidly, with revenue hitting £729million last year and and the number of stores and vet practices now reaching 429 and 411 respectively.

Dowling, a keen skiier who worked as a ski rep in the French Alps during his university gap year, leads a sizeable team responsible for all external brand advertising and tactical promotions. He was behind the launch of crowd-sourced TV campaign ‘My Pet Moments’, rated one of the 10 most liked adverts of 2014 by Marketing Week.