TAG: Bayer CropScience

People on the Move: Former Stihl president dies; Primera appoints interim CEO; Kawasaki Engines names vp; and more from Fockele, Ruppert, Douglas, K-Rain, Bayer CropScience

July 18, 2017By

Fred Whyte, former president of Stihl, died July 7 in Virginia Beach, Va., after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Whyte began his Stihl career in 1971, working as a regional manager for Stihl American, following in the footsteps of his father, who also worked for the company. Whyte moved up the ranks and eventually took over Stihl’s expansion and operations in... read more

People on the Move: Davey names new ops manager; Ruppert creates software development team; more from Arborjet, Bayer CropScience

July 5, 2017By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted John Tokarczyk to operations manager for Davey’s DTE Energy accounts in Michigan and NIPSCO accounts in Indiana. Tokarczyk has more than 20 years of experience in utility vegetation management. His career with Davey started as a journeyman in utility services. He held numerous positions before being promoted to general foreman in 2010. He was promoted to... read more

People on the Move: Giraldo named EY Entrepreneur of the Year, AmericanHort honors Raimondi; new hires, promotions for Aspire, OPEI, DHG, Bayer

June 15, 2017By

Clean Scapes CEO Ivan Giraldo received the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the service category in Central Texas. Presented by Ernst and Young, the award recognizes entrepreneurs who have built a market-leading business that has contributed to the industry, job market and community. As a winner in Central Texas, Giraldo is now eligible for consideration for the 2017... read more

Bayer to launch early order program Oct. 1

September 24, 2015By

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, is launching the 2015 Bayer Fall Solutions Program, offering early order incentives for lawn and landscape professionals. Fall Solutions opens Oct. 1 and extends through Dec. 11. The program allows participants to save on individual products or product bundles. “With constant strain on the bottom line, reliable products that satisfy customers while minimizing callbacks... read more

Bayer releases lawn care guide book

September 10, 2015By

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, released the Bayer Turf Solutions Guide, a resource designed to answer problems affecting lawn care professionals. The guide, available in print and e-book, provides information on the identification, biology and key cultural and chemical controls for the most common diseases, weeds and insects affecting warm- and cool-season, as well as transition zone turfgrass.... read more

People on the Move: Dinn, DePriest, Moyer

August 27, 2015By

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... read more