The employee-owners of PBI-Gordon announced today that Tim Demerath has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the company’s Pest Management Business Unit. In his newly created role at PBI-Gordon, Demerath will oversee the company’s four sales groups to maximize opportunities and grow market share.
Demerath brings more than 15 years of sales experience to his role at PBI-Gordon. He was most recently sales manager for the Western Iowa district of Bayer CropScience, where he led a team of 10 field representatives and posted significant market share increases. Prior to that, he held other sales, marketing, and commercial operations positions at Bayer.
“We are excited Tim Demerath is joining the PBI-Gordon team,” said Neil Cleveland, Vice President and General Manager of the PBI-Gordon Pest Management Business Unit. “Tim brings deep industry knowledge and a proven track record of sales success. He’ll be an integral part of our leadership team as we expand our product profile and earn market share growth into the future.”
Originally from Nebraska, Demerath holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of Nebraska-Lincoln – where he also played on the school’s 2001 Rose Bowl team, and earned Big 12 academic honors.
Demerath and his family will be relocating to the Kansas City area in summer 2019.
With a line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators and other products, PBI-Gordon Corporation is a national leader in the professional turf and ornamental management industry. The company also develops and markets products for the consumer lawn, garden, and farm and ranch markets, as well as animal health and grooming products for consumers and veterinarians. Based in the Kansas City metro area, PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned.