The employee-owners of PBI-Gordon Corporation, Shawnee, Kansas, announced that Rick Williams has joined the company as national accounts manager. Trevor Radford was promoted to regional sales manager.
Based in Ohio, Williams is responsible for managing national accounts, strategic business planning and enhancing customer relationships within the golf and professional lawn care markets. He brings more than 30 years of executive sales leadership to PBI-Gordon. Most recently he was regional account manager for Bayer, where he was responsible for growing and developing strategic relationships with key accounts.
A graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in agronomy, Williams also participated in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s innovation program. “We are excited to welcome Rick Williams to the PBI-Gordon team of employee-owners,” says Tim Demerath, vice president of sales. “Rick has a proven track record of employing innovative and strategic commercial approaches, building trusting relationships, and ultimately driving business growth.”
In his new role as regional sales manager, Radford is responsible for leading the PBI-Gordon golf and professional lawn care market sales team in the western half of the U.S. He joined PBI-Gordon in December 2005 as a sales representative and was most recently national accounts manager.
“Since Trevor Radford joined PBI-Gordon in 2005, he has repeatedly proven his value to this company and, most importantly, our customers,” says Demerath. “We are excited for Trevor and look forward to his many positive contributions to the success of his regional team and customers.”