Dave Carney


Area Sales Manager, North America, Pet food & Aquafeed



Panel Discussion Description:

What’s next for pet food? – David Sprinkle, publisher for Packaged Facts, shares data and trends on the U.S. pet food market to explore the new wave of opportunities in this dynamic category, ranging from macroeconomic factors to digital strategies for pet food marketing beyond online sales and subscriptions. After his presentation, he joins a panel discussion of pet food experts on the issues, events and trends they foresee for the market. Other panelists include Henriette Bylling, CEO and owner of Aller Petfood; Dave Carney, area sales manager, North America, pet food and aquafeed for Buhler; Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA, professional services veterinarian for Wild Earth; and Jennifer Silverberg, CEO of SmartCommerce.


Dave Carney received his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Clemson University. He has worked in electronics, design engineering and robotics manufacturing industries in engineering, project and program management and operations. Carney joined Bühler in 2013 as a project director, leading more than 25 conveyor dryer design and manufacture projects over the next four years for pet food, snack food, cereal and industrial applications. In 2017, he began focused his work on the pet food industry, leading the drying applications in the market segment for Bühler in North America. Since then, Carney’s responsibilities have expanded to include the entire production process for both pet food and aquafeed. He actively supports his customers by providing customized solutions with a special focus on process optimization, food safety and sustainability.