Fresno, California (PRWEB) November 11, 2014
As Vice President of the landscape business Richard will focus on setting the strategic direction of the business and use his passion for smart irrigation to change the landscape water management game. In addition Richard will help promote and market all Jain Irrigation products and activities utilizing their website, social media and writing informative blog posts about industry trends, sustainability and water conservation.
Richard comes to Jain with nearly 20 years of water and conservation related experiences. Prior to joining Jain Irrigation Inc. Richard served as the Director of Water Management Solutions at ValleyCrest Companies, Inc. He is an award-winning writer for Lawn and Landscape Magazine. He speaks nationally concerning water conservation and sustainability. He was the founder and editor of a water blog about water management, industry trends and new water technology. For his work he was recently recognized with a Leadership in Landscape award.
Aric Olson, President of Jain Irrigation, Inc. comments, “We are looking forward to Richard’s contributions, leadership, and support. He has the right background, values, and work ethic to help us establish leadership by providing sustainable landscape solutions”
Richard received an M.S in Agribusiness Management from Arizona State University. He enjoys gardening with his wife, Devonna Hall, and also loves water, surfing and swimming when he gets the chance.
Jain is a fully integrated global agriculture company, and recognized by Harvard Business to be one of five global sustainability champions. Jain leads crop science research globally across a variety of food crops, and is staffed with some of the world’s leading agriculture research scientists. They research, educate, advance, manufacture, finance, propagate plants, and purchase produce for processing all in an effort to fulfill the Jain mission:
“Leave This World Better Than You Found It”