People on the Move: Rotolo Consultants makes changes to leadership team; Cool Planet adds to its board of directors

January 9, 2019 -  By

Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) made several changes to its leadership structure.

Jodi Corey, who first joined RCI in 1979, will now take on the position of vice president of operations — construction. Prior to this promotion, Corey oversaw RCI’s landscape construction division.

Brandt Martin has been promoted from vice president — maintenance to senior vice president of operations — maintenance.

Michael Rotolo will become RCI’s COO. Rotolo previously served as the company’s vice president of operations — construction.

Brian Rotolo has been named CFO after serving as vice president of finance.

In other RCI news, the company is celebrating 40 years in business.

Cool Planet appointed Rik Miller, the former president of DuPont Crop Protection, as chairman of the company’s board of directors. He will replace Howard Janzen as chairman. Janzen, the former CEO of Cool Planet, will remain on the board.

The company also added a new director, Dwight Armstrong, Ph.D., the former CEO of National FFA Organization and vice president of the Global Group at Provimi, an animal nutrition company. Armstrong will replace Dennis Weibling, who has resigned from the board to facilitate the change to a heightened agricultural focused board of directors. All board changes will go into effect immediately.

Since joining Cool Planet’s board of directors in 2017, Miller has been a valuable strategic leader. His experience helped guide the company’s strategic growth plan, research and development investment and sales and marketing strategy for its soil health product line, Cool Terra, as well as the company’s emerging seed germination and early plant establishment and biological delivery technologies.

With experience at Provimi leading the operations and acquisitions of multiple nutritional brands, Armstrong brings experience, knowledge and connections in the agriculture and animal nutrition markets. He will help progress Cool Planet’s agribusiness partnerships and further develop its animal nutrition and probiotic technology product line, Cool Fauna, according to the company.

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