February 3, 2015

Regarding the company's increased efforts to streamline its operations and boost its business, CEO John Ranelli said the chickens are coming home to roost.

December 11, 2013

Central Garden & Pet Company's loss widened in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2013, prompting a contrite response from president and CEO John Ranelli on the company's lack of sufficient progress.

January 21, 2013

Central Garden & Pet has announced that John Ranelli has been named president and CEO, effective at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Feb. 11, 2013.

January 8, 2013

Central Garden & Pet has named John Ranelli as its new president and CEO, effective Feb. 11. Ranelli has been a member of the company’s board of directors since 2010. He also sits on the board’s audit committee. Ranelli will remain on Central’s board, while current chairman and CEO Bill Brown will continue as chairman.