Rob Hanifin appointed as product specialist for climate screens at Ridder North America

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Rob Hanifin is the new Product Specialist for Climate Screens at Ridder North America. Based on the US East Coast, Rob will support growers across North America and globally.

“We are thrilled to have Rob join our team,” said Lynda Gallagher, Sales & Service Operations Manager at Ridder North America. “His extensive background in greenhouse climate management and his passion for agricultural innovation aligns perfectly with our mission to provide growers with the tools they need to succeed. Rob’s proven track record in both commercial and research settings will be invaluable as we continue to expand our reach and enhance our services.”

“Rob’s experience will be instrumental as we push the boundaries of what’s possible with our climate screen technology on a global scale,” stated Bart de Vos, Chief Commercial Officer at Ridder. “His strategic insight and practical experience will help us better serve our markets worldwide, further integrating Ridder’s solutions into diverse horticultural practices.

Prior to joining Ridder, Rob also gained experience in agricultural research, conducting crop trials in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) and field settings for various private, government, and academic institutions. His work has spanned the United States, dealing with diverse regional climate conditions and broadening his experience in climate management for CEA crops.

“I am excited to join the Ridder team and look forward to working closely with growers to achieve their climate management goals,” said Rob Hanifin. “It’s an honor to contribute to an industry that is pivotal not only in advancing agricultural technology but also in promoting environmental sustainability.”

Rob is set to work closely with Johan van Erven, a climate screen expert at Ridder. They will combine their efforts to drive innovation and offer tailored solutions that cater to the needs of each grower.

“Rob can soon be seen at a greenhouse in your area, so don’t hesitate to invite him over to share with you his knowledge and insights. As Ridder continues to develop solutions designed specifically for growers, the collaboration between Rob, Johan, and our customers exemplifies our strategic approach. Their partnership will focus on empowering growers and driving sustainable growth worldwide.”

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