AMVAC adds Eastern, Southeastern sales reps


February 16, 2021

Richard Spigler, BCE, left, and Brett Gagner

Richard Spigler, BCE, left, and Brett Gagner

Richard Spigler, BCE, and Brett Gagner have joined as Turf & Ornamental and Pest regional sales managers for  AMVAC Environmental Products (AEP), an American Vanguard Company.

Spigler is the Eastern Territory manager, based in Bel Air, Md. The 20-year industry veteran most recently worked for FMC as the Northeast market specialist. His career includes stints as a pest control technician and technical director.

Gagner is the Southeastern Territory manager, based in Pelham, Ala. With more than 16 years of sales experience, he spent the past six years with Veseris as a technical sales representative, supporting pest control customers in Alabama and Mississippi.

“We’re excited to have Richard and Brett join the AEP Sales organization,” John Smith, AMVAC Environmental Products’ VP of Commercial Operations, said in a news release. “Their technical knowledge and deep customer relationships will be a tremendous asset to our team as we focus on expanding and transforming the AEP sales organization. We are committed to building a culture of superior support to our customers focused on proven, patented and low-impact technology solutions.”


Founded in 1969, AMVAC operates four manufacturing facilities in the U.S. that provide flexible production of quality products with a solid record of safety and regulatory compliance. The company develops, manufactures and markets agricultural and commercial products for crop protection, non-agricultural and public health applications. AMVAC’s product development capabilities include new product acquisition and/or licensing for U.S. domestic sales and worldwide product distribution.

Its AMVAC Environmental Products (AEP) division builds on upon an established range of proven “Made in the USA” products that include Dibrom, Wisdom, Navigator, ProVerde, Turfcide, and Previa.


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Heather Gooch

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