BGI Names New Sales Executive

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Bougainvillea Growers International announces the hiring of David Knight.

Bougainvillea Growers International is pleased to announce the hiring of longtime nursery sales professional David Knight. The addition of Knight will round out the sales team of Mike Quinlan, Mike Giles, Gary Murphy and Danny Stone. Knight brings over 25 years of industry sales experience to the company.

Thomas Scannell, CEO is thrilled and confident that Knight’s mix of creativity, professionalism, knowledge and experience will dramatically increase sales and bolster customer service. BGI is the Southeast’s largest producer of the vibrantly colored shrubs, vines and ornamental trees with 40 acres in full production and another 40 acres starting production in late April.

Bougainvillea Growers International sends a steady supply of their drought tolerant, colorful shrubs to the major "Big Box" stores as well as Independent Garden Centers throughout South and Central Florida. Knight was brought in to coordinate and focus advertising and marketing strategies, increase sales to Landscape Contractors and out of state Retailers.

BGI will also use Knight's expertise to intoduce two new products this summer, and two more in the spring of 2006.

Knight will also be expected to make web site improvements that will enable BGI to grab it's share of the expanding Green e-market. The site is found at


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