May 13, 2019Marrone Bio adds Driver to head Great Lakes region sales
Marrone Bio Innovations has appointed John Driver as Great Lakes territory sales manager effective immediately.
Driver brings over 19 years’ of agriculture technology and portfolio sales experience to Marrone Bio, having been in a number of business sales roles of increased responsibility with BioSafe Systems, Tri-Turf, Winfield United Solutions, and Agrium Advanced Technologies.
Working directly with growers and channel partner distribution in the turf, ornamental, and specialty agricultural markets, he successfully developed sales regions by expanding businesses through the successful rollout of new products and gaining incremental sales growth. During his tenure with BioSafe Systems, Driver established long-term partnerships that grew his territory to the highest sales volume in company history.
Driver has a bachelor of science degree in Environmental Conservation from Northern Michigan University. Additionally, he attended Michigan State University, where he graduated with honors in turf and horticulture crop management.
“As we continue investing in our U.S. Crop Protection business, I am thrilled to add talented professionals such as John to our sales team,” said Marrone Bio Innovation’s Director of Sales and Account Management Barner Jones. “John has a proven track record of strategic planning and success in the field. His input on future sales initiatives will be key to driving Marrone Bio’s business forward in the Great Lakes and our recent expansion into Eastern Canada. I am looking forward to his ingenuity and tenacity to push us forward in this important territory.”