Dow AgroSciences Turf & Ornamental Business Welcomes New Personnel

Indianapolis - September 29, 2011

 
  Andy Kaler 
   
  Brett Garrard   
   
  Gil del Rosario 
   
  Greg Webster 

Dow AgroSciences recently named Andy Kaler to the position of product manager for the U.S. Turf & Ornamental (T&O) business division.

In his new role, Kaler will execute the portfolio marketing strategy and implement product launches, marketing research and communication plans. In 2008, Kaler was hired as a T&O sales representative covering Ohio, Michigan and western Pennsylvania. He graduated from Cornerstone University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and a minor in marketing.

He is replacing Patrick Bell, who was recently named product manager for the U.S. Fungicides and Specialty Crop herbicides business. Bell has been with Dow AgroSciences since 2005. He earned a bachelor’s degree in animal and poultry sciences with a minor in business and a master’s degree in agricultural and resource economics from Tuskegee University.

Brett Garrard, product manager for chlorpyrifos insecticides, has accepted the position of T&O sales representative in the eastern district, replacing Kaler. Garrard began his career in 2005 as a sales representative in the T&O business, covering New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. He also has served as communications manager for the Coastal Crops business and U.S. Launch Specialist for rice, tree nut and vine herbicides. Garrard has a business degree from The Ohio State University.

Gil del Rosario has been named T&O sales representative for southern California. Previously, del Rosario served as a sales representative covering central Kansas and northern Illinois with experience in the corn, soybean, alfalfa and Range & Pasture markets. He also served as a market developer in Central Illinois and a sales specialist in the western district. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in landscape architecture from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona College of Environmental Design.

In the Northwest, Greg Webster has been named sales representative serving the T&O market in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Webster replaces Bill Miller, who is retiring after 43 years with Dow AgroSciences. Webster graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in agricultural business management and economics.

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Jason Nelson
Dow AgroSciences
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Alane Saphner
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