Kemin Expands Sales Force
Kemin Crop Technologies, an initiative of Kemin Industries focused on providing solutions for commercial greenhouses and commercial horticulture, has named two new sales managers, effective immediately. Darl Reed will serve as the senior sales manager for Florida, and Richard Jones will serve as the sales manager for California.
Both Reed and Jones will be responsible for establishing and growing direct sales of Kemin products to commercial horticulture operations. They will develop relationships with integrated pest management managers, plant health specialists, pest control advisers and business owners.
Reed joined Kemin as a supply chain manager in 2000. He most recently served as a senior key account manager at Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, North America.
Jones brings a wealth of agriculture, horticulture, nursery and environmental science expertise to his new role. Prior to joining Kemin, Jones was the owner of A Dream Come True Farms, and worked for ForemostCo Inc. and Color Spot Nurseries. Jones has a background in sustainable agriculture, a strong understanding of certified organic operations, and has demonstrated strategic sales success and business development.