Global Chemical Company, BASF has strengthened its local sales platform in pest control with the appointment of Mark Wilson and Leigh Pronk, area managers in Northern and Southern Australia, respectfully.
The Australian Professional and Specialty Solutions team lead by Commercial Manager, Stewart Paterson has been actively bolstering its whole team with expertise across the board, securing Dr David Elmouttie to manage the technical side and Andrew Glenn to take care of sales in NSW over the last 12 months.
‘I am thrilled to be leading an energetic team, that is well-placed to support our rapidly growing business. With an exciting portfolio of new products coming in late 2015 – early 2016, our team has a significant depth and breadth of complimentary experience in the pest control industry’, Stewart Paterson said.
Mark is a highly experienced international sales professional with pest control experience having worked in the United Kingdom as well as Australia. He has experience in a diverse range of sectors including cleaning, automotive parts and mining.
His technical and commercial experience combined with a deep understanding of pest control will be a valuable asset for our customers.’
‘Leigh, on the other hand, is a specialist in national franchising management, training and customer service. With strong knowledge & technical experience over eight years and a renowned value-adding solutions approach, our customers will notice a real benefit’, highlighted Stewart.
Within the next six months BASF will be bring a raft of new products to the Australian market for brands such as Termidor® and Goliath®. They recently launched the ‘Take the termite test’ campaign to grower consumer awareness of the risk of termites and at the same time offered an incentive to pest control operators to purchase Termidor to win a $3000 Mastercard® voucher each quarter.
If you would like to know more about the BASF portfolio and related marketing initiatives visit termitetest.com.au, termidor.com.au and/or www.pestcontrol.basf.com.au or toll free 1800 558 399.
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