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Dummen USA reorganizes, expands staffing

October 31, 2011  By Dummen USA

Oct. 31, 2011, Hilliard, Ohio — Dummen USA is reorganizing and expanding its staffing.

Oct. 31, 2011, Hilliard, Ohio — Dummen USA is reorganizing and expanding its staffing.

Paul Hammer will move to Dummen’s Hilliard, Ohio headquarters and join Dr. P. Allen Hammer. Prior to transitioning into this role, he was the western regional manager. As a technical services manager, Paul will work to expand Dummen’s technical service support for brokers and growers as well as facilitating the various product development projects in North America.


Diane Surette Cournoyer will assume a new U.S. territory. She will now be responsible for managing the Western United States while maintaining her position as general manager for Dummen in Canada. She has been with Dummen USA for six years, serving the Great Lakes/Mid-West Regions as regional sales manager.

Dummen USA welcomes Bart Hayes as the Regional Manager of the Great Lakes/Midwest territory. Throughout his career, Bart has been involved in plant production, sales and horticultural education, spending most of his career as a greenhouse grower for annuals. He has experience working with growers on production quality and production scheduling, as well as managing and reporting on trials as the former annuals trial manager for OSU.

Suzanne Di Staulo has joined the company in the new position of key account & marketing manager. Sue has several years in the horticulture industry, most recently as the national accounts/marketing manager for Braun Horticulture in the U.S. Prior to Braun, she was the associate publisher for Today’s Garden Centre. She has been directly involved in both sales and marketing responsibilities with growers, retailers and independent garden centres as well as numerous industry distributors.


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