Through innovation and a commitment to service, the PBI-Gordon Pest Management Business Unit continues to grow. The newest addition: Jason Manz, Director of National Accounts. Manz joined PBI-Gordon in February 2020 and leads the key account sales team’s efforts as it develops and executes customer business plans for the company’s national accounts.
Manz has more than 20 years of experience in the professional turf and agriculture industries, most recently as seed treatment global product manager for BASF. He also had a lengthy career with Bayer Crop Science, where he developed strong customer relationships in sales and product management leadership positions.
“Jason has made an immediate impact on the company and our national accounts,” says Tim Demerath, Vice President of Sales for the PBI-Gordon Pest Management Business Unit. “His insights from working more than two decades in this industry will continue to be incredibly valuable for our customers. We are excited to have Jason as part of our team.”
Manz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Studies from Iowa State University and an MBA from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn. He leads the PBI-Gordon Pest Management Business Unit national accounts sales team from the home he shares with his wife and young son in Apex, N.C.
Director of National Accounts
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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