Liberty, Mo.-based Douglas Products has hired industry veteran Justin Bruecker as a business development manager to support pest management companies on the West Coast that use ProFume gas fumigant. He reports to Joshua Farley, national sales manager for the North American pest management division.
“Justin joins our national field-based support team to serve fumigators in northern California, Oregon and Washington,” Heather Kern, commercial leader of the Douglas Products pest management division in North America, said in a news release. “He brings extensive experience in fumigation, as well as in the postharvest market where our customer base continues to expand.”
Bruecker was previously general manager of Industry Pest Management Services, Chowchilla, Calif. His background includes serving as an account executive with Veseris (previously Univar Environmental Services) and as a loan officer with Fresno Madera Farm Credit. He holds a bachelor of science degree in agribusiness from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
ABOUT DOUGLAS PRODUCTS
Douglas Products, an Altamont Capital Partners portfolio company, is expanding its portfolio through product acquisitions and in-licensing agreements. It is the only company offering both ProFume gas fumigant (sulfuryl fluoride) and PH3 fumigant (aluminum phosphine). It also provides Vikane fumigant (sulfuryl fluoride).
As a U.S.-based manufacturer of sulfuryl fluoride and a federal registrant for the active ingredients of both sulfuryl fluoride and aluminum phosphine, Douglas Products maintains important relationships with federal and state regulatory agencies. Its commodity fumigants are backed by a team of product development specialists recognized for their technical expertise and training.