Syngenta has announced in a press release that the company has added two new territory managers to its turf and ornamental (T&O) business: Adam Garr will be working with turf customers in the lower peninsula of Michigan, and Chris Threadgill will be responsible for the ornamental business in 13 Midwestern states.
Adam Garr holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Michigan and his golf turf management certificate from Michigan State University. He joins Syngenta with 16 years of experience in the turf industry. For the past 12 years, Garr has worked at Plum Hollow Country Club in Southfield, Mich., serving as the superintendent for the last six years.
Chris Threadgill has a bachelor’s degree in agronomy, turfgrass management, and a master’s in horticulture, nursery production, from Oklahoma State University. He joins Syngenta with more than 28 years of experience in the horticulture industry. Threadgill has held multiple sales and sales management positions at Scotts. Most recently he has worked with growers in a sales territory for Valent U.S.A.
“We are excited to welcome Adam and Chris to our team of 56 agronomic field experts in the turf and ornamental space,” says Dave Ravel, head of sales for turf, landscape and pest management, North America at Syngenta. “They join an experienced sales team covering the U.S., which is committed to understanding customers’ needs, and providing fast and valuable support.”