Josh Evertsen

SVP, Customer Development

Mars Pet Nutrition North America

Josh Evertsen joined Mars Petcare in 2010 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Customer Development for Mars Petcare North America. In this role, Josh leads sales efforts for some of the world’s most loved pet food brands, including PEDIGREE®, IAMS™, SHEBA®, CESAR®, NUTRO™, and GREENIES™. Josh prides himself on creating strong team dynamics and empowering his teams to perform at their best. His leadership focus is to create a culture of inclusivity and competitive drive, while encouraging his teams to have fun while delivering business results.

Prior to his current role, Josh served as marketing director for Mars Petcare’s US wet dog portfolio, accelerating business growth for key brands like CESAR, NUTRO, and PEDIGREE through sustainable, consumer-led innovation, including CESAR Wholesome Bowls.

Before joining Mars, Josh worked for PepsiCo, starting in the company’s Graduate Development Program, and progressing to hold various roles of increasing responsibility in the organization’s sales and operations functions.

Josh holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He lives in the Nashville area with his wife, Kate;their three kids – Tommy, Ellie, and James;and their French Bulldog, Gus. Outside of work, Josh can be found coaching youth football, spending time outdoors, camping, as well as staying up to speed on the latest movies.