New Employee Round-up: May 2021

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As more veterinary practices join the Vetstoria community, our team has grown to help our customers worldwide!

We added 9 new members to our Vetstoria family across multiple regions (the UK, USA, and APAC) last month. We wanted to take a moment to welcome and introduce them to you.

Ishara Naotunna

Head of Product Marketing, Sri Lanka

Ishara joined our team in Sri Lanka as the Head of Product Marketing last month. She made various career moves previously, holding interesting titles like radio presenter and public relations officer.

Ishara has the three most adorable dogs, whom she calls Nickey Minaaaaj, Cookie, and Snowy. She’s passionate about pets (as you can see) and has a strong interest in books, Dave Grohl, obscure music, and sketch comedies.

Thuvarakesh Velrajah

Junior Cyber Security Engineer, Sri Lanka

Thuvarakesh is also a new addition to our Sri Lankan cybersecurity team, helping us plan, implement, monitor, and upgrade security measures to protect Vetstoria’s data, systems, and networks.

He loves everything about cricket! Playing, watching, and even just talking about it gets him excited! ๐Ÿ

Thamali Fernando

Human Resources Executive, Sri Lanka

Thamali joined our Human Resources team as the Junior Human Resources Executive. She comes with experience working in a bank and a telecommunication company in Sri Lanka.

Thamali loves Netball! So much so, she even got to play for her school and university๐Ÿ€. She also loves spicy food and enjoys taking up any new challenges which might come her way.

Chathuranga Suriyaarachchi

Application Support Engineer, Sri Lanka

Chathuranga is an Application Support Engineer who joined our Implementation and Support team in Sri Lanka, helping us expand the support to our veterinary customers. He comes with experience working in multinational companies, and we are thrilled to have him on board.

Chathuranga enjoys working on Arduino projects and spends his spare time mostly working out and playing video games. ๐ŸŽฎ

Antoinette Baddiley

Client Services Associate, UK

Vetstoria gives prominence to providing great client services, and that’s why our client services team keeps expanding. Antoinette is another addition, and she joins us as a Client Services Associate in the UK. She has 20 years of experience working in independent and large corporate veterinary practices. She was a registered veterinary nurse in Kent, South East England, before joining Vetstoria.

She is an animal lover and has worked as an animal keeper at a British Wildlife Park, where she hand-reared a wolf cub, an Arctic fox, and a few other small mammals. ๐Ÿฆ

Kathryn Lamont

Customer Success Agent, UK

Kate also joined our UK team as a Customer Success Agent to keep our customers out of trouble ๐Ÿ˜œ. She held various positions in different industries in both the UK and Australia before joining Vetstoria.

Our multi-talented Kate has certifications in Conflict Management, Psychology in workspaces, Health & Safety and hazards awareness, and Salesforce. She loves traveling and has spent the year before the pandemic exploring Australia and parts of Asia. ๐ŸŒŽ

Shabthika Jeyamanoharan

Junior Data Engineer, Sri Lanka

Shabthika joined us as a Junior Data Engineer last month, and she comes with experience in Integration Development and education on Computer Science.

She considers herself as someone who values people and loves building new friendships. Outside of work, Shabthika enjoys spending her time reading books and solving complex problems. ๐Ÿ“—

Summer Lauzon

Business Development Manager, US

Summer joined our US team as the Business Development Manager. She started her career as a Veterinary Technician and then found her passion for business & sales.

When Summer is not working, she loves to go bowling and spend time outside. As of late, Summer has a newfound passion for epoxy resin art, which she spent a lot of time doing during the pandemic. ๐ŸŽณ

Ravindu Ranasinghe

Associate Software Engineer, Sri Lanka

Ravindu is our new Associate Software Engineer, and we are glad to have him on our engineering team, where we provide a totally immersive environment for all of them.

Multi-talented Ravindu loves singing whenever he is free. He is also a talented guitarist and a pianist. It sounds like he has music covered. ๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽน