Pleasant View Gardens announced the hire of Adam Stewart, who joins the company as national sales and marketing manager. Stewart will oversee national, territory and inside sales, maintaining and forging strong relations with broker, grower and retail partners. He also will guide a comprehensive marketing effort with strategy, analysis, product optimization and development, leading to revenue and profi t expansion.
“I was attracted to Pleasant View’s tradition of innovation and forward thinking,“ Stewart says. “They changed the course of the industry with the vision and model of Proven Winners, and I’m excited to play a key role in their ongoing mission to raise the bar ever higher.”
Stewart has more than a 12-year track record for maximizing growth in competitive horticultural wholesale and retail environments with highly successful marketing and long-term business strategies.
Before joining Pleasant View, he worked at Bell Nursery directing day-to-day operations as executive vice president. Prior to that, he was director of procurement. Stewart’s professional experience also includes regional sales management with Hines Horticulture and store level management with Lowe’s.
“We think Adam’s expertise in business development, his understanding of big picture market forces, and his organizational and leadership skills are the perfect fit for us,” says Henry Huntington, president at Pleasant View. “He adds a dimension to our sales and marketing that’s lock step with our strategic vision for the future of Pleasant View.”