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BRANDT Hires Ag Territory Sales Manager for Northeastern U.S.

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (December 11, 2017) –BRANDT is pleased to announce that Randy Blackburn has joined the U.S. ag sales team as Territory Sales Manager for the Northeast region, which includes PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, NH, VT and ME. He will report to Jeremy Rountree, BRANDT Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager.

Randy has over 25 years of ag sales experience in the northeastern U.S. Prior to BRANDT, Randy managed customer development for Meherrin Chemical in MD, VA, PA and NY; and spent 15 years in customer development for WinField Solutions and 10 years in sales and retail management for CPS.

“We are thrilled that Randy has joined the BRANDT family,” said John Guglielmi, National Sales Director for BRANDT. “He is an extremely seasoned ag sales professional, with deep agronomic and customer management experience that will bring a tremendous amount of value to our team and customers in the Northeast ”

Randy is a certified Crop Advisor and a member of the American Society of Agronomy. He holds a B.S. degree in Soil and Crop Science from Texas A&M, as well as a B.S. degree in Biology from Abilene Christian University.

About BRANDT

A leading agricultural company, BRANDT consists of three divisions—Specialty Formulations, Retail Agronomy and Dealer Support—serving 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 maximum return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.