TAG: LandCare

People on the Move: Chris Darnell joins The Harvest Group; LandCare promotes one; Central Turf & Irrigation Supply selects general manager; and more from Davey Tree, Douglas Dynamics and ISA

August 8, 2018By

Chris Darnell is joining The Harvest Group as a head harvester. Darnell—who helped a St. Louis area landscape and snow management company average a 19 percent increase in new sales each year—is invested in helping landscape professionals grow their businesses using modern sales strategies and leaving a long-lasting impression on the landscape and snow removal industries. Darnell continues to work at Bluegrass... read more

People on the Move: NALP adds new vp of government relations; Anuvia names new CFO; LandCare promotes new branch manager

July 3, 2018By

Andrew Bray will join the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) as vice president of government relations beginning on July 9. Bray is a seasoned association advocate, having worked in a government relations capacity for the North American Meat Institute, the Grocer Manufacturers Association and most recently as the vice president of public policy at the National Pest Management Association. Early... read more

People on the Move: Davey vp takes on editor role; LandCare hires new branch manager; and more from Massey, BNSE and Fockele Garden Co.

June 6, 2018By

Dan Herms, vice president of research and development for The Davey Tree Expert Co., has been named associate editor of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, a publication of The International Society of Arboriculture Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, formerly the Journal of Arboriculture, is a bimonthly journal devoted to the dissemination of knowledge in the science and art of planting and caring... read more

People on the Move: Davey promotes new operations manager, Control Solutions hires two; and more from LandCare, Aspire, Express Blower, K-Rain and LaurelRock

May 30, 2018By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Jeff Crites to operations manager of the residential/commercial (R/C) Midwest and Eastern Great Lakes region. Crites started with Davey in 1986 as a lawn care technician in the Akron, Ohio, R/C office. He earned promotions to tree care foreman, sales arborist, assistant district manager, district manager of Davey’s Canton, Ohio, R/C office and, most... read more

People on the Move: Bayer appoints new head of U.S. T&O business; LandCare hires 2 branch managers; Earthway Products names new president and WorkWave hires 2

May 2, 2018By

Environmental Science, a business unit of the Crop Science division of Bayer, appointed Will MacMurdo to head of the U.S. Turf and Ornamentals business. In this role, MacMurdo will lead strategic planning and commercial operations for the Turf and Ornamentals business, advancing the goal of providing industry-leading solutions and trusted agronomic advice to fuel success for customers in the golf... read more

Companies in the News: Stihl breaks ground in Virginia; Doosan Bobcat center receives LEED certification; LandCare holds annual leadership conference; and PBI-Gordon prepares to move

April 4, 2018By

Stihl held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on its new administration building and other campus improvements at Stihl headquarters for the U.S. in Virginia Beach, Va. The $25 million administration building project is part of the company’s investment in growing U.S. operations. In addition, there will be significant improvements to an outdoor demonstration area for hands-on training,... read more