Oglesby Plants International is pleased to announce the addition of horticulture veteran Don Gator to the Oglesby sales team.
Don will be Sales Representative covering the Southeast territory. His experience across the spectrum of horticulture will be a valued enhancement to Oglesby sales and service.Don’s career in horticulture has involved key aspects of the business including management, marketing, and logistics, as well as sales. Key experience includes working for Wholesale Indoor Plants at national levels to facilitate B2B sales of plants to large chains and coordinating a sales team of 180 with responsibilities for logistics, quality control, and product development. Before semi-retirement in 2015, Don was CEO/Owner of Gator Plant Company, with multi-millions in annual sales and a workforce of 25 employees.
“Don’s experience and abilities in our industry segment are going to be a real plus for our customers and Oglesby,” said Gary Hennen, President of Oglesby Plants International. “Don knows firsthand what it takes to run a successful nursery and his broad product knowledge and marketing experience will benefit our customers and our company.”
“I’m pleased to be a part of Oglesby,” said Don. “My excitement is working for Oglesby’s growers to help them increase their business market, product line, and profits.”
Oglesby Plants International is well known in the ornamental plant industry as a leading supplier of high-quality young plants for commercial growers around the world. Since 1947, its mission has been to give customers the newest varieties, the highest quality plants, and to be the most reliable young plant supplier in the industry.