Scotts has appointed Stephen Squires to head its UK and Ireland Professional Business Group as area sales director. Stephen previously held the positions of Turf & Amenity business manager and finance manager within the group.
Fred Bosch, vice president, Scotts Professional Business Group International, said: "Stephen has proven his ability to develop our PBG business in UK and Ireland and his overall experience will serve him and his new team well as they focus on future growth of the UK and Ireland Professional Business."
Stephen has considerable experience in the industry. In 1987 he joined Fisons plc and Levington Horticulture Ltd, holding various finance positions, and joined Scotts in 1997 following the acquisition of Levington Horticulture Ltd. He progressed to finance manager in 1998, and took on the dual roles of finance and business manager in 2001. He is also a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.