Yargus Names New Vice President Of North American Sales
Drew Taylor has joined Yargus Manufacturing, Inc., as Vice President, North American Sales. Drew will coordinate sales and negotiation for Yargus’s Layco line of material handling equipment in the Canadian and Eastern U.S. markets, as well as working with national/global accounts.
Drew has extensive experience in sales and marketing in the agricultural chemical market, having worked for Ag Chem Equipment Co., Agriturf, Inc., and most recently, for H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc.
As Eastern Regional Sales manager for H.J. Baker & Bro., he developed markets for new fertilizer products and built markets for importing fertilizer products for foreign principles.
He subsequently spent six years as General Manager for H.J. Baker & Bro. subsidiary Tiger-Sul in the Eastern U.S., where he built a new business line, incorporating truck and rail logistics for shipping new product.
Most recently he was Director, Product Management and International Business, for Tiger-Sul, managing its product line internationally, including brand building, pricing, logistics and new product development.
Drew grew up in farming and in a retail fertilizer business environment and currently operates his own regional farm business in New Hampshire. He is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He and his wife Bethany have three young children.