TAG: People on the Move

People on the Move: Promotions, appointments and recognitions from K-Rain, Diamond Mowers, Sipcam Agro USA and more

July 24, 2019By

Carl Kah Jr., founder and CEO of K-Rain Manufacturing, is being recognized by the Irrigation Association for his lifelong contributions to the advancement of the irrigation industry. With more than 100 patents to his name, Kah began his innovation in irrigation technologies in his garage in West Palm Beach, Fla., in the 1940s. Since then, he has built K-Rain to... read more

People on the Move: Promotions/appointments from PBI-Gordon; Profile Products; Aspire; Doosan Bobcat; and Weathermatic

July 10, 2019By

Shawn Fopma has joined PBI-Gordon Corp. as a sales representative. Based in Bondurant, Iowa, Fopma is responsible for PBI-Gordon product sales to golf course and turfgrass management customers in Iowa and Nebraska. Fopma was most recently the assistant director of the Iowa Turfgrass Institute. While there, he managed day-to-day operations and implementation of the nonprofit association’s strategic plans, membership programs... read more

People on the Move: Davey Tree’s board of directors sees changes; Buyers Products names new director of sales; and more from Ecologel Solutions, Ruppert Landscape and Morbark

June 26, 2019By

John E. Warfel announced his retirement from The Davey Tree Expert Co.’s board of directors. Warfel retired in May following 11 years of service on the board. Warfel served on the board’s audit, compensation and governance committees during his tenure. For the last nine years, he served as chairman of the governance committee. He is owner of Warfel Group, a business coaching... read more

People on the Move: Sara Bendrick teams up with Stihl; Takeuchi appoints 2; Toro employee inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame; and more from PBI-Gordon, Gachina and Solesbee’s

June 12, 2019By

Stihl has teamed up with landscape contractor and television host, Sara Bendrick, to deliver expert landscaping advice and tips to homeowners. With more than 10 years of experience, Bendrick specializes in residential design where she combines environmental awareness and artistic expression. Bendrick is best known as the host of the DIY Network show, “I Hate My Yard” and is the... read more

People on the Move: Tomac joins PBI-Gordon; Takeuchi names new national account sales representative and more from The Davey Tree Expert Co. and Profile Products

May 29, 2019By

Steve Tomac has joined PBI-Gordon Corp. as channel marketing manager. In his newly created role, Tomac will work with the company’s marketing and sales teams to maximize market opportunities at a customer level. The position is instrumental in implementing a new level of channel focus as PBI-Gordon executes its strategic growth initiatives, according to the company. Tomac brings 21 years of... read more

People on the Move: Donnelly inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame; Buyers Products names new district sales manager; Davey makes three appointments, promotions

May 15, 2019By

Tom C. Donnelly, ASLA, president of BrightView Landscape Development, was inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame, a California-based landscape organization. With the mission to honor and preserve green contributions, the annual Green Industry Awards honor exceptional individuals who have worked in, invented and changed the industry. The Green industry Awards are held yearly and honor inductees from many different... read more