Sakata Strengthens Trans-Atlantic Ornamentals Team

November 5, 2010 - 09:11

Sakata has recently added new positions to its sales and marketing team in the Trans-Atlantic ornamentals market of Europe and the U.S.

Sakata has recently added new positions to its sales and marketing team in the Trans-Atlantic ornamentals market of Europe and the U.S.

Peter van Noort has assumed the role of Trans-Atlantic Product Manager for cut flowers and is based in The Netherlands. Most recently Peter acted as Sales Representative, Grower Advisor and Product Manager for key Cut Flower crops such as Lisianthus and Celosia at Dutch based company Combinations. He will work across the European, North and South American market to support Sakata’s cut flower assortment.

Bob Leek joined the Sakata ornamentals team as the European Pot Plant Product Manager. His experience includes breeding, seed production, QA processes and inventory control at Royal Sluis. Bob works from the Dutch Sakata office in Hoofddorp.

John Hewett has been appointed as the Retail Category Manager (Ornamentals) for the U.S. market. John has held national account responsibility for Walmart, Kmart, The Home Depot, Lowes, Sherwin Williams, and various hardware co-ops.

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