EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems announced the promotions of Jeff Kline from market Segment Manager to Vice President of Sales for Agriculture and Professional Products, and Eric Smith to East Coast Sales Manager for Turf & Ornamental Markets.
“Jeff has been a valuable part of our business over the past 10 years,” says Rob Larose, CEO and president of BioSafe Systems. “We are expecting him to help BioSafe Systems continue to grow in the next 10 years.” In this new role, Kline will be responsible for strategic planning and marketing. “I am excited to work with our team and partners to continue providing high-quality products that protect our customer’s brand,” Kline says. “I am honored to be a part of this great company and look forward to many more years of positive impact within our core markets.” Kline has been working with the company since early 2007.
Eric Smith has successfully grown his territory, gained product knowledge and built strong relationships with BioSafe’s distribution networks. Smith will work with the team to promote and support sustainable solutions in turf and greenhouse/nursery industries.
“Eric has been an integral part of our growth,” Kline says. “I look forward to him leading the East Coast T&O team to new heights.”
BioSafe Systems also announced two sales representatives. Maxwell Gilley joined BioSafe Systems in January as Technical Sales Representative for T&O in California. Gilley has a B.S. degree in Plant Sciences with an emphasis in Turf Management, then went on to receive an M.S. degree in Plant Pathology. Prior to joining BioSafe Systems, Gilley worked as a product development scientist and technical specialist for ornamentals.
BioSafe also welcomed James Atkins as the Mid-Atlantic States Technical Sales Representative in January. Atkins received his Associate degree in Agronomy and then went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Horticulture. Prior to BioSafe Systems, James worked as a Plant Broker and Trial Manager.