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Young Joins PBI-Gordon

For Immediate Release
April 21, 2017

PBI-Gordon Corporation is pleased to announce Jay Young has joined its marketing team as Herbicide Product Manager.Jay will be responsible for planning, developing, and directing product strategies and marketing programs for the Company's herbicide brands.

Jay brings to PBI-Gordon almost 20 years of experience in the professional turf industry, most recently at FMC Corporation, where he served as Global Specialty Solutions Product Manager. Jay also worked as assistant superintendent and Director of Agronomy at several prominent golf courses, and as Territory Manager for Harrell's LLC.

"PBI-Gordon has earned a reputation for quality and service," Jay says, "and we have some exciting innovations coming down the line. I'm excited to be a part of it."

"We're thrilled to have someone with Jay's industry knowledge and experience at PBI-Gordon," says Carrie Bergman, Director of Marketing for PBI-Gordon. "His expertise and enthusiasm for the turf business will make him a great asset to our marketing team."

A St. Louis native, Jay earned his Bachelor of Science from Auburn University, majoring in Agronomy and Soils, with an emphasis in turf grass management. He also earned an MBA from Webster University.

About PBI-Gordon With a full line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators, and other products, PBI-Gordon Corporation is a national leader in the professional turf and ornamental management industry. Based in Kansas City, Mo., PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned. For information on PBI-Gordon, visit, and for information on the company's professional chemical products, visit or call 800.884.3179.

Tom Mentzer
The Sandbox Agency (for PBI-Gordon)

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