We are pleased to announce that, effective 1 July 2020, Tom Chavez, VP of Global Marketing & Business Communications, has been re-appointed as the Rotam NAFTA Regional Head (USA, Canada and Mexico) in addition to his Global Marketing role, based in USA.Beginning in 2006, Chavez managed the NAFTA region for several years before accepting his global marketing role. With a wealth of commercial agronomic experiences and global market insight and expertise, his leadership of the Rotam NAFTA commercial teams will prove invaluable and elevate our collective partnerships.
Moreover, the following changes & arrangement are in place with immediate effect:
We regret that, effective 1 July 2020, USA Country Director Rick Borgogni has retired from his duties within Rotam to further pursue his management consulting career outside the company. We thank Rick for his contribution and wish him every success in his future endeavors.
US Specialty Crops Market Management:
Rotam North America continues to expand its reach in the crop protection market with the addition of Paul Wulf, who is assuming the new role of US Specialty Crops Markets Manager with a direct responsibility for sales in California and Arizona.
From 2007-2012, Wulf served as the Western Region Territory Manager for Rotam North America, where he cultivated strong relationships with distribution partners supporting western agriculture that created conditions for exceptional growth for Rotam. Since Wulf’s departure from Rotam, he has served as the Central Coast and Northern California Area Manager for Simplot Growers Solutions and most recently as the Western Region General Manager for Pinnacle Agriculture.
His experience, creativity and drive make him a welcome addition to the Rotam sales team. “We are excited to welcome Paul back to the Rotam team, and we know that he will bring depth of insight into the western region to expand our reach in the market,” stated Tom Chavez, VP of Global Marketing, NAFTA Regional Head at Rotam.
Wulf’s experience in the realm of agriculture makes him well-prepared to thrive in his upcoming role in the Western territory. He holds a BS in Agricultural Business from Fresno State University and owns a CCOF certified organic varietal wine grape vineyard in Madera County and a pistachio orchard in Fresno County. Wulf possesses a diverse background in understanding all facets of western agriculture production, sales, sales management and agriculture business management that will prove invaluable to the Rotam team and Western region.