PBI-Gordon Promotes Obermann

For Immediate Release

May 2, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri

PBI-Gordon Corporation is pleased to announce Doug Obermann has been promoted to Vice President of Professional and Agricultural Sales

Doug began his career at PBI-Gordon in February 1988, after finishing his masters in agronomy from Iowa State University. He has since served in a wide variety of roles, ranging from customer service to national product manager, to helping develop, name and launch many of the most successful PBI-Gordon products. His most recent position was as Director of Sales for the PBI-Gordon Professional and Agricultural product group.

"Doug has dedicated his career to PBI-Gordon with 28 years of service, success, and consistent results," says Tom Hoffman, PBI-Gordon Senior Vice President and General Manager. "As a business leader, he is an integral part of the continued success of PBI-Gordon." In his new role as Vice President, Doug will oversee all sales facets of the PBI-Gordon Professional and Agricultural product group, including a team of 15 sales representatives and three sales managers.

"I am humbled and honored," Obermann says. "We have a great team and a lineup of fantastic products, including the number one speed herbicide, SpeedZone® Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf, and our newest editions: Avenue South Broadleaf Herbicide and Kabuto Fungicide SC. And there are more great innovations already in the PBI-Gordon pipeline. I'm looking forward to continuing to serve our customers, and to our continued mutual success."

About PBI-Gordon
With a full 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. Based in Kansas City, Mo., PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned. For information on PBI-Gordon, visit PBIGordon.com, and for information on the company's professional chemical products, visit GordonsProfessional.com or call 800.884.3179.

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