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Koch Agronomic Services T&O division names new director

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Tim Sturm will lead the further development and growth of the Turf & Ornamental division.

| June 25, 2012

WICHITA, Kan. – The Turf and Ornamental (T&O) division of Koch Agronomic Services (KAS), has hired a new director for the group, Tim Sturm.

Sturm joins the business as vice president, T&O, and will be based in Wichita, Kan. He will lead the further development and growth of the T&O division, including sales and marketing of UMAXX and UFLEXX nitrogen stabilized fertilizer products, as well as turf applications for Nitamin slow release fertilizer products, the company said.

He will also focus on growing the business through new customer partnerships, geographic expansions, new product introductions and acquisitions.

Sturm joins the KAS team from The Coleman Co. where he worked as vice president of U.S. sales. Prior to that, he gained extensive experience in the consumer turf and ornamental business at The Scotts Co. At The Scotts Co., Sturm managed the growth of large national accounts as sales director and served in a customer marketing leadership role for all retail channels.

"When KAS acquired the assets of Agrotain International late last year, including the T&O business and brands, we saw great potential to grow this business and provide additional value for our customers. We are starting with an excellent team and a solid foundation of products and customer relationships,” said Jamil Toubassi, senior vice president of KAS.

Toubassi continued, “Tim and his team will lead the process of bringing enhanced efficiency fertilizers and value-added technologies to this market. Bringing these science-based, proven technologies to the market is just one way we are working to create value for our customers and the market.”

For information about the T&O division and products, visit www.agrotainturf.com.
 

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