Philip Donahoo Promoted to Product Manager for BASF Professional Vegetation Management
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Press release date: March 2, 2009
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 2, 2009 - BASF Professional Vegetation Management (ProVM) has promoted Philip Donahoo to Product Manager, responsible for industrial vegetation markets.
Philip has served as a Senior Sales Specialist for the BASF Turf and Ornamentals group for five years, and has seven years of experience as a golf course superintendent, where he was responsible for vegetation management.
As Product Manager for ProVM, Philip will oversee the group's go-to-market strategy and business programming for industrial vegetation products. He will also manage aspects of business and sales direction, and pricing the products in the industrial vegetation portfolio.
"As a former BASF customer and current employee, Philip understands the importance of building strong relationships between BASF and those it serves," Brian Lish, Director of the BASF Specialty Products Division said. "Philip's perspective from the field provides valuable insight that can be directly applied to our marketing programs."
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With sales of 3,137 million in 2007, BASF's Crop Protection division is a leader in crop protection and a strong partner to the farming industry providing well-established and innovative fungicides, insecticides and herbicides. Farmers use these products and services to improve crop yields and crop quality. Other uses include public health, structural/urban pest control, turf and ornamental plants, vegetation management, and forestry.
BASF aims to turn knowledge rapidly into market success. The vision of BASF's Crop Protection division is to be the world's leading innovator, optimizing agricultural production, improving nutrition, and thus enhancing the quality of life for a growing world population. Further information can be found on the web at www.agro.basf.com.
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