Germains Seed Technology in excited to announce the appointment of Ernst van Eeghen to their North American Horticulture division in Gilroy, California in the role of Head of Sales & Marketing, Horticulture.
Ernst van Eeghen Appointed Head of Sales & Marketing, Horticulture
Ernst is a Marketing, Sales, Strategic Business Management and Product Development professional who brings over 15 years of experience in the agriculture/food industry. In his role, he will oversee our recently expanded horticulture Sales & Marketing Department. Ernst’s 15 year career in the agriculture industry experience includes working directly in the field with growers, processors, distributors food service operators, and mass market retailers who distribute fresh vegetables throughout North America.
“We are excited to add Ernst to our commercial team and with his experience with commercial vegetable growers and processors Ernst will be a valuable asset to our company”, Cathy Farr, North America Business Director, commented.
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Ernst career history includes working with produce industry leaders such as Church Brothers as Vice President of Marketing & Product Development and Mann Packing Company as Marketing Manager. Van Eeghen adds “After having spent over 10 years in the grower/shipper segment of Salinas Valley’s vegetable industry, I’m very excited to introduce my existing grower/shipper contacts to Germains’ incredible seed technologies that can enhance their crop’s performance while building new relationships with growers in other regions.”
Van Eeghen calls the Salinas Valley home and he is married and has twin daughters. Fluent in both English and Dutch, he received his education in the Netherlands at the University of Amsterdam and University of Leiden. Ernst international experience will be an asset to Germains global marketing efforts.