Germains Seed Technology Appoints Ernst van Eeghen as Head of Sales & Marketing

Thu. January 21st, 2016 - by Melissa De Leon Chavez

GILROY, CA - Ag and food industry vet Ernst van Eeghen has been appointed as Head of Sales & Marketing, Horticulture for Germains Seed Technology’s North American Horticulture division.

Ernst van Eeghen, Head of Sales & Marketing, Horticulture, Germains Seed Technology

“After having spent over 10 years in the grower/shipper segment of Salinas Valley’s vegetable industry, I’m very excited to introduce my existing grower/shipper contacts to Germains’ incredible seed technologies that can enhance their crop’s performance while building new relationships with growers in other regions.”

With more than 15 years of agriculture and food industry experience, van Eeghen is a Marketing, Sales, Strategic Business Management and Product Development professional that has worked with all aspects of the business, including growers, processors, distributors foodservice operators, and mass market retailers.

In the past, van Eeghen has worked with produce industry leaders like Church Brothers, where he was Vice President of Marketing & Product Development, and Mann Packing Company, where he was Marketing Manager.

Cathy Farr, North America Business Director, Germains Seed Technology

“We are excited to add Ernst to our commercial team, with his experience with commercial vegetable growers and processors Ernst will be a valuable asset to our company,” Cathy Farr, North America Business Director, commented, according to a press release.

Ernst is also fluent in English and Dutch, with international experience that Germains said would be a valuable asset to its global marketing efforts.

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