Oglesby Plant International has added Dave Dagen to its team as director of marketing and sales.
“I’m thrilled to integrate Dave into the Oglesby team,” says Gary Hennen, president of Oglesby Plants International. “The wealth of expertise and experience he brings to the table will serve us well as we move down the path of continued growth and industry leadership.”
In his new role, Dagen will direct and develop marketing and sales strategies to help Oglesby Plants International maintain its current position in the tropical plant industry, as well as help the company move into new product areas. Dagen’s responsibilities include overseeing all sales and marketing activities and coordinating activities of remote sales people.
Most recently, Dagen served as general manager for Emerald Coast Growers, with locations in Florida and Pennsylvania. He began his career in horticulture as a grower/manager of carnations and poinsettias in the 1970s, and then moved into horticultural sales in the 1980s, working first for D&L Supply Company/Griffin Greenhouse & Nursery Supplies in Tewksbury, Mass. Dagen later worked for Henry F. Michell Company in King of Prussia, Pa.