Arysta LifeScience North America recently hired two new territory sales managers: Ryan Meredith for the new Midwest sales region and Richard (Rick) Liesener for the Northern Plains region.
Meredith has 15 years of sales experience in a variety of industries, including wine, medical sales and agriculture. He most recently served as the business development manager with Heartland Co-op; and he previously served in the United States Army as a military police officer for 6 years. Meredith received his Bachelor of Science degree from Upper Iowa University.
Liesener brings 25 years of experience in supporting growers, distributors and retailers in crop production decisions. Most recently, he was an agronomy manager with Ray Farmers Union Elevator; he also has 10 years of sales experience with Monsanto and UAP. Liesener attended the University of North Dakota and maintains a state certification as a Certified Crop Advisor in North Dakota.
“Both the Midwest and Northern Plains territories will benefit from the additions of Ryan and Rick in their new roles with Arysta LifeScience,” said Gary Sabolik, Regional Sales Manager, Arysta LifeScience. “Their collective experiences within the ag industry will help our channel partners and their growers better understand and utilize the growing line of Arysta LifeScience crop protection products.”
Both Meredith and Liesener will office out of their homes, in Ankenky, LA, and Ray, ND, respectively.