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Syngenta Flowers Hires New Global Head of Marketing

On March 25, Syngenta Flowers announced the appointment of Emily Mason as global head of marketing. This strategic hire supports the company’s focus on growth and innovation in recent years and a new 15-year strategic roadmap... more »

Dümmen Orange Names New Midwest Sales Manager

Dümmen Orange recently announced the addition of Tim Clark as the company’s new Midwest sales manager. Based in the Cincinnati area, Clark will oversee Dümmen Orange’s network of customers, broker companies and sales representatives throughout... more »

Dümmen Orange Promotes Garcia to Head of Marketing and Retail

Dümmen Orange has promoted Marta Maria Garcia to become its head of marketing and retail for Dümmen Orange North America. She will oversee both departments effective April 1, 2022. An experienced corporate retail marketing executive,... more »

Glenn Goldsmith Memorial to Take Place at CAST

A memorial for Glenn Goldsmith, the founder of Goldsmith Seeds, will take place April 3 from 3 until 6 p.m. at the Syngenta Flowers facility in Gilroy, California. The Goldsmith Family would like to invite... more »

Royal Van Zanten Joins ThinkPlants Family

The ThinkPlants Group recently announced that Royal Van Zanten has now joined its network of breeders, growers, and suppliers. This new addition to the ThinkPlants family continues to expand the growing portfolio of genetics and broaden the... more »

Sakata Seed Debuts New Website

Sakata Seed recently relaunched  www.SakataOrnamentals.com, just in time for California Spring Trials (CAST) 2022. The company recently reimagined its trade-focused website; enhancing design, functionality and user experience. "As COVID restrictions begin to lift, we are... more »

Shrub Madness Returns for 2022

This year marks the ninth year for Shrub Madness, the contest that pits shrub-against-shrub in a single-elimination tournament where 64 Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs compete for the chance to be crowned shrub champion. Shrub Madness... more »

HilverdaFlorist Acquires Gerbera Series from Takii

HilverdaFlorist recently announced it had acquired  the gerbera Royal F1 series from Takii. Since 2021 both parties have collaborated to accelerate pot gerbera breeding and seed production. This partnership has resulted in a strategic step... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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