Sun Gro Horticulture announced today that it has named Phil Jones as the company’s new chief executive officer.
With more than 25 years in consumer and agricultural businesses, Jones has spent time in senior leadership and executive roles with Scotts, Monsanto, and S&S Seeds. Jones will officially assume his new responsibilities on Jan. 4, 2021.
“We are extremely pleased that Phil has accepted our offer to join the Sun Gro team,” states Yedidia Koschitzky, Lead Director speaking on behalf of the Sun Gro Board of Directors. “His vast knowledge of agro-business, outstanding leadership skills and his reputation as a team builder are tremendous assets for Sun Gro. We look forward to the continued growth and success of this company under Phil’s direction.”
Sun Gro is a major producer and distributor of peat-based growing media in North America. Based in Agawam, Mass., the company operates 35 bogs and 18 plants across Canada and the U.S.
Source: Sun Gro
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