Turf & Rec

Agrium adds to North American marketing team

November 8, 2011  By  Mike Jiggens

Agrium Advanced Technologies has announced the addition of Ron Dekok
as North America marketing manager for the company’s turf and ornamental wholesale division.

In his new role, Dekok will have responsibility for each of the POLYON® and DURATION CR® controlled-release fertilizer and PRECISE® controlled-release protection product lines in North America. Based out of Agrium Advanced Technologies headquarters in Loveland, CO., Dekok will report to Jeff Novak, vice-president of marketing for Agrium Advanced Technologies.

“Ron’s product, customer, market and distribution expertise, will be extremely valuable to help us accomplish our aggressive sales goals for the turf and ornamental wholesale division”, said Andrew Mittag, president, Agrium Advanced Technologies.

Prior to joining the turf and ornamental wholesale division, Dekok served as marketing manager for direct solutions, the direct-to-market sales division of Agrium Advanced Technologies. He had also worked as the sales and marketing manager for the Canadian ProHort division prior to and following its acquisition by Agrium Advanced Technologies in 2008.


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