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MANA Canada hires new area business manager


September 9, 2014
By Press release

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September 9, 2014, Winnipeg, Man – Makhteshim Agan of North America (MANA) Canada is please to announce the addition of Steve Lepper to their sales team.

Lepper will cover the sales territory encompassing southwest Manitoba and southeast Saskatchewan. He has more than 18 years experience in the crop protection business in western Canada, and is well suited to helping MANA Canada grow their strong market portfolio.

Lepper has worked on both sides of the retail trade, initially on the retail side of the seed business, and as branch manager of a large farm retailer in southern Manitoba. For the last six years, he has worked with a major crop protection company as a territory sales manager and most recently was promoted to key accounts management.

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“We are excited to have Steve join the MANA Canada team. His depth of experience in retail sales and the crop protection business brings a unique blend of skills to MANA Canada,” says Andrew Mann, CEO MANA Canada at Winnipeg, Man. “He is a great fit for the team and I know that he will bring value and add success to our retailer network.”

Lepper has a Bachelor of Science in agricultural economics from the University of Manitoba. In addition, he has been active in the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers, serving on the board of directors, and acting as co-chair on the stewardship and agronomy committee. He is an active member of the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists.