Stokes Seeds adds to exec team

Fraser Hetherington

Stokes Seeds has hired Fraser Hetherington for the new role of executive vice-president to oversee the company’s marketing, product and supplier strategies. He will work out of the company’s office in Thorold, Ontario. Wayne Gale, president, will continue to oversee distribution and finance.

 

Stokes Seeds sees a great deal of potential in the vegetable seed market over the next several years. To support these goals, Hetherington will provide the company with top-level leadership in strategic planning. In the past, he has worked with several companies involved in the agricultural machinery, field seed and ornamental plants sectors. His experience includes marketing efforts in both the U.S. and Canada.

 

Stokes Seeds is a distributor of high-quality vegetable, flower and herb seeds in North America with operations in Thorold, ON, Buffalo, NY and Vineland, NJ. Stokes Seeds supplies growers across the eastern U.S. and Canada.

 

Source: Stokes Seeds August 7, 2018 news release

If latest news: 
Check if it is latest news (for "Latest News" page)
Publish date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Click to leave a comment

CAPTCHA
For security purposes, please confirm you are not a robot!

RELATED NEWS

Pick-your-own-apples pioneer honoured

Innovative apple grower Tom Chudleigh, who was instrumental in establishing pick-your-own orchards as a popular agri-tourism activity in Ontario, is the winner of this year’s Arysta Golden Apple Award. He shares the award with wife Carol and family. 

OFVGA Award of Merit: Ken Linington

Longtime horticultural labour issues advisor Ken Linington is the winner of this year’s Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association Award of Merit. He was honoured at the OFVGA annual banquet in Niagara Falls, February 19, 2019.

Vineland Growers Coop and Norfolk Fruit Growers agree on apple marketing

Vineland Growers’ Co-operative Ltd. will become the exclusive marketer for The Norfolk Fruit Growers’ Association fresh apple program, beginning with the 2019 apple harvest.

Soil specialist Anne Verhallen honoured

Anne Verhallen, soil management specialist for horticulture crops with the Ontario ministry of agriculture, food and rural affairs, was honoured as one of this year’s Soil Champion award recipients.

Ken Knox is new chair, Ontario Food Terminal Board

Ken Knox, former deputy minister of the Ontario ministry of agriculture, food and rural affairs, has been appointed by the Ontario government as chair of the Ontario Food Terminal Board. He has a one-year term ending January 16, 2020.