People on the Move: Dinn, DePriest, Moyer

August 27, 2015 -  By
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Jonathan Smith, new market development manager

Bayer CropScience’s Environmental Science division added Jonathan Smith and Tom Dinn to its Vegetation Management (VM) business team. Smith will serve as new market development manager. In this role, he will be responsible for Bayer VM products across the range and pasture, forestry and industrial vegetation management markets. A 20-year member of the green industry, Smith most recently served as innovation specialist for BASF.  Dinn will act as new area sales manager. In this role, he will work to increase support to Bayer customers in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, where he will focus on increasing through end user contacts, distribution relationships and product stewardship. With 15 years of industry experience, Dinn previously served in a territory sales manager position at Nufarm.

Takeuchi-US hired Steve DePriest as Southeast regional business manager. He will be responsible for managing dealer relationships, developing new and existing markets, assisting with inventories and directing sales planning and program promotions in his territory. New to Takeuchi, DePriest was involved formerly in dealer training, retail sales, customer development, selling to original equipment manufacturers and working with excavators and wheel loaders. DePriest has been involved in all of the industries that Takeuchi serves.

Dow AgroSciences named Chris Moyer to marketing communications manager. He will support both the Turf & Ornamental (T&O) and Pest Management businesses. He joined Dow AgroSciences in 2011 as a T&O sales representative covering eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Before that, Moyer worked as a golf course superintendent for more than 20 years. Moyer will be replaced by Tara Beauregard, who joined The Dow Chemical Co. in 2011 as a production scheduler and recently worked as a production planner for Dow. Prior to her work at Dow, she served in the U.S. Armed Forces as a logistical specialist for six years. In the West, David Martin was named district sales manager for Urban Pest Management, overseeing seven T&O sales representatives. He has been with Dow AgroSciences since 2009, most recently serving as the product manager for chlorpyrifos and Transform WG in the Midwest.

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