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Fuchs Named Manager at BRANDT Niantic Location

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (15 May 2017) – Glenn Fuchs has been promoted to manager of the BRANDT retail agronomy location in Niantic, IL. Fuchs succeeds JD Waters, who is retiring after four years with BRANDT.

“I’ve been with BRANDT for nearly 20 years and I’m thrilled to take on this new challenge,” said Fuchs. “We have great customers—and a fantastic team—at Niantic. I’m really looking forward to helping get this year’s crop in and working with the entire BRANDT team to build the business in Niantic.”

Fuchs joined BRANDT in October, 1999, as an operator/applicator at the New Berlin location. He has also always been involved with sales. For the past five years, Fuchs has been a BRANDT Field Advisor, working with customers out of the Greenview, Lincoln, Oakford and Williamsville locations.

 “I’m eager to see what Glenn will do as a plant manager,” said Tim McArdle, COO and General Manager of the BRANDT Retail Ag division. “He’s been a valuable member of our team for a long time and I’m sure he’ll seize this opportunity to help provide the best service to our customers and to grow our business.”

Fuchs attended Southern Illinois University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Economics.


A leading agricultural company, BRANDT serves growers around the globe. Founded in 1953 by Glen Brandt and his sister Evelyn Brandt Thomas to help Illinois farmers adopt new and profitable technologies, the company has experienced aggressive growth under the leadership of President and CEO Rick Brandt. Innovation, technology and strong customer service are a few of the core beliefs that drive BRANDT today. BRANDT’s focus is providing the products and services that give growers the best opportunity for return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.