Preston Rives has started work in his new role as U.S. sales manager for CID LINES. His appointment was effective June 1.

Rives, 30, is a resident of North Carolina and has a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from North Carolina State University.

He previously worked with Pfizer Animal Health and Zoetis, mainly in the swine industry. He is also a former employee of Liphatech, a manufacturer of rodenticides that services the swine and poultry industries.

Rives was raised on a poultry farm.