Dale Bachman has been elected chairman of the board and CEO, and Paul Bachman has been elected president at Bachman’s Floral, Home & Garden, following the death of Chairman and CEO Todd Bachman at the Olympics earlier this month. The Bachman family has also arranged a funeral service for Todd and set hours for visitation.
Visitation hours for Todd will take place this Thursday, August 28 at the Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 29 at Christiania Lutheran Church in Lakeville, Minn., at 2 p.m. with a visitation beginning at noon. For more information on Todd’s memorial services, click here.
“This is an emotional time for our company, our staff and the entire Bachman family,” Dale says. “The outpouring of support we’ve received from our employees, business partners, customers and the community has carried our family and our business through these very difficult days. As hard as it is to move forward, it’s important that the company focus on its journey ahead.
Before taking over as chairman and CEO, Dale Bachman was president of Bachman’s since 1992. He is a past president of the American Nursery and Landscape Association.
Paul Bachman has been vice president of Bachman’s since 1992, most recently leading marketing, merchandising and store operations. He is a trustee of the American Floral Endowment (AFE) and past director of the Society of American Florists.
For more information on Bachman’s, click here.