Agrisel USA announced two new staffing appointments: Bob Forreider and Bobby Hopkins as sales representatives for the Southeast.
Forreider joins the company with more than 20 years of experience in various industry segments. In his new sales position, Forreider will be responsible for promoting and selling Agrisel USA products within the turf and ornamental, pest control, agricultural and specialty markets throughout Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and north Georgia. Prior to joining Agrisel USA, Forreider spent 15 years in technical sales for Terminix, York Distributors and Ensystex in Arizona, California, Utah and Nevada.
Hopkins joins the company as the new sales representative serving Florida, southern Georgia, southern Alabama and Texas. Hopkins will be responsible for driving territory sales and expanding market penetration of the company’s portfolio in the turf and ornamental, greenhouse, horticultural, agricultural, and specialty crop markets. For the last 25 years Hopkins has worked in the crop protection segment, holding various sales and marketing roles for Oil-Dri Corporation, Sipcam Agro USA, Sipcam Italia and Sipcam Australia. He also owned and operated the North Florida-based company Fleet Pro for 10 years.
“Both of these gentlemen will be great additions to our sales team,” said Art Assad, Agrisel USA president and founder. “Together they bring extensive experience to the organization and are already driving new energy and enthusiasm that will enhance customer service, increased marketplace satisfaction and help us build a stronger business.”