Barenbrug appoints new VPBarenbrug USA has appointed John P. Walther as its new Vice President of Turf Seed, as of September 24th, 2001. "This completes the make-up of the Barenbrug USA management team, ready to implement our strategy to become a major player in all sectors of the grass seed industry," according to Roeland Kapsenberg, Barenbrug USA's President/CEO.
Barenbrug USA is structured around the following sales divisions: Consumer Products, headed by Alan H. Hirsch, Vice President; Turf Seeds headed by John P. Walther, Vice President; Forage Seeds headed by John H. Thyssen, Vice President; Export & Operations, headed by Marc Cool (COO).
With his appointment as VP of Turf Seeds, John will be based at Barenbrug USA's headquarters in Tangent, Oregon. From here, he will develop Barenbrug USA's professional turf program and direct the team of specialists that Barenbrug employs throughout the country.
In related news, on Thursday, October 25th Barenbrug USA Production officially opened their new office in Boardman, Oregon. Barenbrug USA Production is an Oregon-based production/processing company and is a subsidiary of Barenbrug North America, which is headquartered in Tangent, Oregon.
The new Boardman office is located at: 60 Marine Drive; Boardman, OR 97818; (541) 481-4001 phone; (541) 481-4002 fax.