The employee-owners of PBI-Gordon, Shawnee, Kansas, have announced that Peter Lange has joined the company as a sales representative. Based in Georgia, he is responsible for PBI-Gordon product sales to golf course and turfgrass management customers in Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia.
Most recently Lange was the assistant golf course superintendent at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Atlanta. While there, he managed a crew of nearly 20 golf course technicians, and helped oversee many budgeting, administrative and agronomic functions at the club. Prior to that, he held intern and technician positions at the Atlantic Athletic Club and the Cedar Rapids Country Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Lange holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Louisiana State University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Florida State University, and an Associate of Applied Science in Golf Course and Athletic Field Turfgrass Management from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids..
“Peter Lange brings a high degree of leadership skills, business acumen and agronomic knowledge to PBI-Gordon. He’ll be a great asset to our customers in Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia. We’re excited to welcome him as an employee-owner,” said PBI-Gordon Vice President and General Manager Neil Cleveland.
PBI-Gordon Corporation supplies the professional turf and ornamental management industry with a line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators and other products. The company also develops and markets lawn and garden products for consumers and the farm and ranch markets, and supplies consumers and veterinarians with animal health and grooming products. Based in the Kansas City metro area, PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100% employee-owned.