Finance and Operations Manager
Shawn McDonald

1-877-909-2242 Ext. 113,

Shawn, the Finance and Operations Manager has been with Aventix Animal Health since Nov 2015. He has been in industry for over 25 years at various management levels in both finance and Sales.

Shawn has worked 5 years in the Animal Health Industry with both Wyeth and Pfizer in the Director of Finance and Business Unit Director roles, overseeing the finance and direction of the units.
Shawn has B.A. in Economics from McMaster University, an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Windsor University, and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business, (UWO); he is also a CPA and CMA.

Currently Shawn lives in Stoney Creek with his wife Cindy, their three children, Matthew 17, Kathleen 15 and Julia 14, and their puppy Scotia.

Product Manager
Georgina Craig

1-877-909-2242 Ext. 103,

Georgina brings a varied background to AVENTIX. As an RN for 25 years then graduating in ’97 from Seneca College as an RVT, Georgina covers nursing from both human and companion animal aspects. Georgina brings employment experience from general hospitals, a large multinational pharmaceutical company, general and emergency veterinary practices and as a founder of her own nursing services business.

Georgina was the first AVENTIX employee hired. Initially hired as the Territory Representative for the GTA & Eastern Ontario then promoted to the Head Office in 2003 where Georgina is currently a Product Manager.

Proud owner of three rescue cats and hoping to bring another Cavalier King Charles Spaniel home early in 2012

She welcomes your calls or emails – if she doesn't have the answer she will get someone who does!

Product Manager - Ophthalmology
Madhu Vijayan

1-877-909-2242 Ext. 108,

Madhu Vijayan, Product Manager, Ophthalmology, has been with Aventix Animal Health since Sept 2014. Madhu has been associated within commercial operations in human ophthalmology corporations that marketed brands such as GenTeal®, Voltaren® Ophtha®, Lucentis, Alphagan®, Botox®, Array® IOLs etc.

Madhu has been in the Animal Health industry for past 7 years. He brings in a unique blend of sales & marketing experience in both ophthalmology and animal health which will add value to services offered by Aventix and Optixcare brand.

Madhu is responsible for launching Optixcare Eye Health in North America and Europe. Optixcare Eye Health is a prophylactic topical antioxidant, proven to reduce ocular oxidative stress – may help delay the onset and progression of ocular degenerative diseases associated with oxidative stress.

Madhu hold a B.Sc., majoring in Physics and MBA in Strategy and marketing.

National Manager - Pharma
Scott Mohr

1-877-909-2242 Ext. 120, Email:

Scott is a graduate of the University of Guelph with an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (1986) and has been a Registered Veterinary Technician for 14 years.

He has over 20 years of experience in the animal health industry: 10 years experience working in the medical research industry and over 10 years of direct selling and management experience in the veterinary small and large animal industry.

Scott has worked as a Veterinary Sales and Marketing Manager since 1996 and has experience in the following areas:

  • Conducting of sales calls in Ontario, Eastern Canada, Calgary, Winnipeg and the B.C. lower mainland
  • Development of sales and marketing tools
  • Involvement in product development and regulatory work
  • Co-ordination of conferences, marketing and advertising promotions
  • Managing both outside and inside sales representatives
Currently Scott lives in Guelph with his wife Shelley and their three children, Nate 18, Joel 15 and Lindsey 11.

Office Manager
Jennifer Fox
Ext. 102,

Sales and Marketing Coordinator
and US Ophthalmology Orders
Tracey Bennett
Ext. 105,

Accounts Receivable
Vivian Tate
Ext. 117,

Customer service pertaining to invoice inquiries, credit card transactions, and the Veterinary Buying Groups.

Shipping and Warehouse Manager
Dwayne Harthun
Ext. 107,

Customer Service

Aventix customer service can be reached weekdays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST, Monday to Friday, toll free at 1-877-909-4042 or local at 905-332-4744.