W.F. Young Inc. promotes Evans to vice-president, controller

Date: 5/17/2010

EAST LONGMEADOW W.F. Young Inc., international marketer of the Absorbine Jr. line of consumer healthcare products and the Absorbine line of equine health care products, has promoted Vicki Evans to the position of vice president, controller.

Evans joined the company in 2006 as controller. She has extensive experience in the financial, information systems, human resources and general management fields. Previous to joining W.F. Young Inc., she was with Suddekor LLC of Agawam as vice president of finance and administration. Evans also served as chief operating officer of Interprint Inc. of Pittsfield. She is a graduate of Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pa.) and a resident of Suffield, Conn.

"Vicki's broad experience and knowledge in the worlds of finance, operations and human resources benefits our employees and our company as we continue with an aggressive growth plan," said Adam D. Raczkowski, president and chief operating officer. "We are extremely pleased that Vicki will be an important part of our future development."

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.