Ewing Irrigation names eastern division vice president

Ewing Irrigation names eastern division vice president

The new vice president has more than 26 years of experience in the landscape and green industry.

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March 6, 2018
Edited by Megan Smalley

PHOENIX – Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply appointed Tom Childers as its eastern division vice president.

Childers will lead Ewing’s continued growth and expansion in the eastern United States, leveraging his more than 26 years of experience in the landscape and green industry. Childers’ experience includes business operations and development, sales and marketing.

“Bringing Tom into the Ewing family of employees further strengthens our leadership team in the east. His values align with Ewing’s: deliver quality products and excellent service while creating an environment of success,” said Douglas W. York, Ewing’s president and CEO.

Currently Ewing’s geographic footprint in the East includes locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Childers will lead this region with a focus on operational excellence, quality customer service, business development and customer relations.

Prior to joining Ewing, Childers was the co-founder and president of Landscape Today, a sales and marketing agency serving green industry manufacturers, for nearly four years. Previously he was the senior vice president of marketing at John Deere Landscapes for nearly 13 years. He also held leadership roles with Toro and Turf Care Products.