MONETT, MO. — Robert Pointz has been named vice president of business development at LinkOne Ingredient Solutions, a premier pet food ingredient and supply chain solutions provider in the United States.

In his new role, Pointz will lead the company’s business development efforts by fostering customer relationships and sustainable partnerships to support LinkOne’s long-term business strategy.

Pointz brings 17 years of custom manufacturing, sales and food safety experience to his new role at LinkOne. Additionally, he previously operated a consulting business helping brands develop and manufacture their product ideas.

“Robert’s experience in the pet space and focus on long-lasting relationships will serve him well in this new role,” said Brad Riley, chief strategy officer at LinkOne. “He brings a level of knowledge, connectivity and experience that will further complement and enhance the LinkOne team.”

Pointz added, “I’m fortunate to join a very talented team at LinkOne and will deliver my very best to enhance the success of the company.”

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