Jean Hoffman ’79 Company Among Fastest-Growing in US (Inc.)

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Jean Hoffman ’79

Putney Inc., the private generic pet medication company founded by Jean Hoffman ’79, has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5000 listInc. magazine’s annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America, earning the position of 2,043 in recognition of its 183% revenue gain between 2009 and 2012.

Hoffman says she expects Putney’s growth to continue, fueled by two first-to-market generic product launches in 2013 and the company’s large pipeline of drugs for dogs and cats.

This is the second time that Putney has been named to the Inc. 5000 list. Hoffman was among Mainebiz’s 2012 Business Leaders of the Year.


  1. congrats Jean

  2. Buzz Van Santvoord says:

    Congratulations Jean
    What a success story!
    I am a Polar Bear class of 1971
    Most of my career was spent in Operations, Fulfillment, and Distribution

    If you have need for any of that expertise as you take on your projected significant growth feel free to contact me.

    Best of luck with your plans!


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