Scotts Increases Technical Know-How

Lesley Walkerin Industry News
Scotts has further increased its technical expertise across both its professional Ornamental Horticulture and Turf & Amenity businesses with the appointment of key personnel.

Stuart Staples returns to the UK as technical manager for the Turf & Amenity division, with specific responsibility for fertilizers. Stuart has worked for Scotts for a number of years, initially as research and development trials officer at the UK-based Levington Research Station, and more recently as international technical manger at the company's International headquarters in Holland. He will continue to fulfil the responsibilities of international technical manager alongside his new role.

Nia Frost has been appointed as technical sales manager for both the Ornamental Horticulture and Turf & Amenity businesses, with particular responsibility for controls products. Nia has a great deal of expertise in this field; she holds a BSc in plant biology and spent nine years working for Bayer in a variety of R & D roles.

Commenting on these appointments, Stephen Squires, regional director Scotts Professional said: "Stuart and Nia's appointments continue to show Scotts' commitment to provide dedicated specialist technical resource to our customer base, and to support our continued growth and expansion in the Ornamental Horticulture, Speciality Agriculture and Turf & Amenity markets. We wish them every success in their new roles with Scotts."
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