staff member

Ben Jacklin

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Appointment to the Board
Ben was appointed as a Director and Chief Operating Officer in November 2019, then as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in July 2023.
Career and experience
Ben is responsible for the leadership and management of our business operations, across all our territories. These include all our veterinary practices and our laboratories, crematoria, marketing and communication departments. Ben joined CVS in 2015 and, prior to his appointment to the Board in 2019, led the Veterinary Practice division across the CVS territories. Ben qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon from Cambridge University, and is a European College of Veterinary Surgeons and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons recognised specialist in equine surgery.