Burrus Seed welcomes new General Sales Manager
Sep. 18, 2019
Burrus Seed is pleased to announce the addition of Kurt Rahe to the team in the role of General Sales Manager. Kurt brings substantial product, account and sales management experience to Burrus. Additionally, Kurt has a proven performance history in crop seed sales and services gleaned over a 30+ year career in the industry. Kurt has an Ag Business degree from Western Illinois University and resides in Bluffs, IL where he is centrally located within the Burrus sales footprint.
As General Sales Manager, Kurt will oversee sales force innovation, dealer relations and customer services. A strategic role within the company, Kurt will be developing and implementing sales objectives, directly engaging and coaching our internal sales team and network of dealers.
“We are excited for the level of professional experience Kurt brings to our Sales Team,” said Tim Greene, Burrus Seed President. “Our main goal is to continually improve the profitability of our customers. His role will enable a deeper focus on the service and relationship we provide to growers.” Of the new position Kurt said, “I am extremely excited to be back in the area joining the well-respected Burrus Seed family and lead our enthusiastic and dedicated sales staff, agronomists, dealers and customer service teams who are committed to partnering with farmers providing profitable solutions for their operation.”
Burrus Seed, founded in 1935, is a family owned, land-based corn, soybean and alfalfa seed company with a multi-brand strategy providing consistent performance and outstanding value to growers in Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin.
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