Rainer Schubert has been promoted to Sales Director, Scotts Miracle-Gro Consumer UK Business Group. The appointment is effective from 1st October.
Rainer has succeeded Jeff Kwiatkowski, who has accepted the position of Vice President of Sales for the Lowe’s account in Scotts’ US business. Rainer has worked for Scotts for three and a half years, most recently in a senior National Accounts position. He came to Scotts after working in the paints industry for ICI Paints (now Akzo Nobel) for 11 years, and previous to this he worked in the beer industry.
Rainer has a wealth of DIY and gardening experience, covering all channels and has an excellent breadth of knowledge having worked in senior roles in Sales, Consumer Marketing, and Category Management.
Rainer said: “Scotts is a great company with exceptionally successful brands and products. We have a responsibility as market leaders to drive category growth, and I am absolutely looking forward to working with our retail partners to meet this challenge.”