HELM Agro US Hires Kent Thompson as Regional Sales Manager

Tampa, FL (February 24, 2021) – HELM Agro US, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Kent Thompson as Regional Sales Manager.

Thompson brings a wealth of experience in sales and agronomy experience to his new position where he will be responsible for HELM crop protection sales initiatives in Kansas, Nebraska and western Missouri. 

"HELM is continuing to expand its market presence across the Midwest. Kent’s sales and agronomic expertise brings another layer of depth to our team and will play a big role in strengthening our ability to meet the changing demands of our customers,” says Aaron Locker, Vice President of Sales for HELM Agro US. “He understands the needs of the customer and is the right fit as we continue to bring new solutions to the table.”

Most recently, Thompson has worked as the Vice President of Branded Seed Strategy and Licensing in launching Prairie Valley, a new seed brand, specifically tasked with developing and implementing sales and marketing. With a career spanning three decades, Thompson has also worked in sales for Rob-See-Co and United Suppliers, in addition to serving in multiple roles with Monsanto and Ciba-Geigy Corp/Novartis. 

Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and currently resides in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thompson can be contacted via email at kthompson@helmagro.com.

HELM Employment Opportunities

HELM Agro US is seeking experienced and highly driven sales professionals who are ready for forward momentum in their career. Qualified professionals are welcome to apply for available positions by contacting ahensley@helmagro.com.

About HELM Agro US

HELM Agro US, Inc., located in Tampa, Florida, was founded in 2003. Its parent company, HELM AG, is a multi-billion-dollar family-owned business with a history spanning 121 years. Today, HELM AG is one of the world’s major independent chemical marketing enterprises with more than 100 subsidiaries in over 30 countries. HELM is committed to providing high quality crop protection solutions through innovative chemistries, convenient formulations and uncompromising customer service. This includes high standards in registrations, efficacy of products and customer engagement.

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