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W.F. Young, owners of the Absorbine brand of equine products and The Missing Link brand of pet products, hires three key leaders for critical roles that will support the rapid growth the company is experiencing and help drive new business and innovation as W.F. Young plans for its 130th year in business.

Andy Leebrick joins W.F. Young in the newly created position of chief revenue officer. He will be instrumental in driving profitable sales growth and the product innovation pipeline. Leebrick holds over 30 years in the pet specialty and consumer products industries including pivotal roles at Safeway and General Mills.

Dale Kiefer serves as vice president of operations. He is a highly experienced supply chain professional in the international, CPG, and human health supplement business arenas and has held roles at Edgewell and Timex. 

John Williams joins the team in the newly created position of director of digital marketing and will add thought leadership and tactical expertise to the expanding digital and eCommerce teams at the company. Williams brings over 15 years of digital marketing experience to the team including key roles at Farmer’s Insurance Group, CDK Global (where he worked with General Motors), Moneytree, and Hanapin/Brainlabs.