April 12 2018 04:09 PM

Abernethy served as vice president of global sale for landscape irrigation and outdoor lighting for more than a decade.

Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, announced the leadership of Steve Abernethy to Senninger Irrigation as vice president of global sales.

Abernethy served as Hunter’s vice president of global sales for landscape irrigation and outdoor lighting for more than a decade and held various other leadership roles over the past 22 years.

“We are excited for Steve to join the leadership team here at Senninger as we execute our strategic plans to help feed a growing world,” says James Burks, president of Senninger Irrigation. Steve brings a long track record of building strong partnerships with OEMs and distributors, developing effective sales teams, and connecting customer needs to manufacturing operations.”

Denise Mullikin, vice president of domestic sales, and Barry Pedler, vice president of international sales, will lead the landscape irrigation and outdoor lighting division at Hunter.

“As Hunter Industries continues to grow, I look forward to seeing the investments in all our divisions reach their market potential,” says Greg Hunter, CEO of Hunter Industries. “I know Steve shares our values as a corporation and is committed to supporting a bright future not only for our Agricultural Division, but for our customers around the globe.”