The employee-owners of PBI-Gordon announced today that Matt Ayala has joined the company’s sales team as Florida manager. Based in Ft. Myers, Fla., he is responsible for PBI-Gordon product sales to golf course and turfgrass management customers in Florida and the Caribbean.
Ayala is taking over the sales territory from long-time PBI-Gordon Employee-Owner Tim Allen. Allen has been a member of the Florida, Alabama and Mississippi Turfgrass Associations and will be retiring in Fall 2018.
Ayala comes to PBI-Gordon from SePRO Corporation, where he served as sales manager for the turf and landscape markets in western Florida. He is a Certified Pesticide Operator and alumnus of the University of Central Florida.
“Matt brings a wealth of experience to PBI-Gordon,” says Doug Obermann, PBI-Gordon vice president of Professional and Agricultural Sales. “His deep product knowledge and familiarity with the needs of turfgrass professionals in Florida and the Caribbean will be a great asset to our customers in that region.”
With a line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators and other products, PBI-Gordon Corporation is a national leader in the professional turf and ornamental management industry. The company also develops and markets products for the consumer lawn, garden, and farm and ranch markets, as well as animal health and grooming products for consumers and veterinarians. Based in the Kansas City metro area, PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned.
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