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