W.F. Young Inc. welcomes O'Brien to position as advertising supervisior

Date: 6/21/2010

EAST LONGMEADOW W. F. Young Inc., international marketer of the Absorbine Jr. line of consumer health care products and the Absorbine line of equine health care products, is pleased to welcome Molly H. O'Brien as advertising supervisor, Equine Health Care Products.

She will be responsible for the creation, execution, and media placement for Absorbine horse care products, as well as the Equine America brand.

O'Brien will work closely with the company's advertising agency and creative team to implement strategic branding and creative execution to promote W. F. Young's equine products throughout the world.

"Molly's vast experience in the world of media, including writing, editing, advertising, and sales, as well as her lifelong passion for horses, positions her well to join our team to bring the best equine health care products to our loyal customers," Tyler F. Young, CEO, said. "We are delighted that Molly has joined us."

Most recently, O'Brien held the position of associate publisher at Turley Publications in Palmer for two different publications.

She previously held the position of marketing coordinator and sales consultant at Orchard Trailers, Whately, Mass.

O'Brien has also been a public information specialist for Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, director of Corporate Communications at The Hillside Group, and worked as an account executive for the Northeast Equine Journal.

Her work at the International Arabian Horse Association and the American Morgan Horse Association completes her experience.

An avid horsewoman, O'Brien currently serves as manager for the Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show and is responsible for the overall management and production of the association's annual five-day horse show.

She has held executive positions within the New England Morgan Horse Association. O'Brien owns two Morgan horses and competes on the Class A show circuit. She is a resident of Whately, Mass.

Founded in 1892 by Wilbur Fenelon Young and his wife, Mary Ida, W. F. Young, Inc. is celebrating its 118th anniversary of providing quality consumer and equine health care products. The company is headquartered in East Longmeadow.