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Arborjet grows team to accelerate its business in 2016

Arborjet announced several new hires and promotions at the company to help meet the needs of its growing business and customer base.

“We are excited to welcome new members to the Arborjet team, and also recognize a number of our dedicated employees, as we continue to branch out and build our business,” said Russ Davis, president and chief operating officer of Arborjet. “We are confident that the expertise and experience each of them brings to our team will help us to deliver beyond expectations, and accelerate our business in 2016.”


Mark Griffith recently joined as the new Product Marketing Manager for Tree and Ornamental. Mark brings to Arborjet a wealth of experience in marketing, having previously served as a marketing strategist for a Boston-based agency where he managed more than 25 clients, and also as a copywriter and social media specialist. Mark graduated from Temple University with a BA in Advertising.


Sean Facey has been promoted to Technical Product Manager at Arborjet. Formerly the Strategic Accounts and Support Services Manager, in his new role, Sean will continue to manage key accounts but will also be responsible for helping drive Arborjet’s new plant health focus in horticulture.


Kristin Nikodemski has also been promoted from Product Marketing Manager to Marketing Manager, Horticultural Products for Arborjet, and will continue to work as a liaison between the industry and the sales team while also coordinating marketing support staff.


Doug McPherson has taken on a new position as Technical Specialist and will manage product development and Environmental Protection Association (EPA) programs at Arborjet. Doug will also be responsible for liaising with research, engineering and marketing to accelerate product development and bring more videos, pictures and data to life. Doug will also support the technical needs of Arborjet’s customers.


Zachary Purinton joins the team as Inside Technical Sales Specialist, lending support to Arborjet’s sales and marketing teams and managing customer-facing technical questions day-to-day. Prior to his role at Arborjet, Zach worked as a Territory Sales Representative for a golf course supply company, Atlantic Golf & Turf, and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a BA in Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences.


Lauren Doran joins the Arborjet team as Marketing Communications Specialist, helping to support Arborjet’s social media and advertising efforts. She holds a BA degree in Communication from the University of Connecticut.


In addition, Logan Behringer has come on board as a Customer Service Associate. Logan is managing order processing, coordinating events and providing other marketing and sales support activities for Arborjet.

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