Rain Bird, Azusa, California, appointed Mark Donohue as its new regional manager for the Southeast Asia market.
In his new role, Donohue will manage the development of Rain Bird’s sales organization in Southeast Asia, and he will be tasked with growing Rain Bird’s golf, landscape and agriculture businesses in all Southeast Asian territories, excluding Japan and Korea.
Donohue joined Rain Bird as a regional manager for Canada in 2016. Over the past five years, Donohue built a landscape sales team, expanded the company’s distribution network and delivered business results. In recognition of his efforts, Donohue received a 2020 Rain Bird Achievement Award for Long Term Growth Orientation.
Before joining Rain Bird, Donohue spent five years as the national sales manager for ITW Construction Products, Canada in Markham, Ontario. In 2015, Donohue received his professional certification from the University of Innovative Distribution at Purdue University. Donohue also graduated with a degree in political science and Canadian-American relations from Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario. Currently based near Toronto, Canada, Donohue and his family will relocate to Singapore as soon as pandemic travel restrictions allow.
“During Mark’s time with Rain Bird, he’s exhibited exemplary leadership and management skills,” says Brett Hart, Rain Bird’s international business manager for Africa, India and Southeast Asia. “His work in his native Canada has been excellent, and his experience and knowledge make him an ideal fit for his new role in Southeast Asia. We congratulate him on his new position, and we know he’ll continue to do great work for Rain Bird in this growing irrigation market.”