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NEW LEADERS: Independent seed company Rob-See-Co has hired two new members for its leadership team: Chuck Lee, chief marketing officer; and Ken Nielsen, chief operations officer.

Rob-See-Co names chief operations officer, chief marketing officer

Ken Nielsen and Chuck Lee both worked at Syngenta prior to being hired at Rob-See-Co.

Rob-See-Co, an independent seed company headquartered in Elkhorn, Neb., has named Chuck Lee and Ken Nielsen to its leadership team. Lee is the new chief marketing officer. Nielsen is the new chief operations officer.

Both men have worked in the seed industry for many years. Both were mostly recently employed by Syngenta. Lee was head of strategy and business development, and Nielsen was a seeds operations specialist.

“Chuck brings broad experience in the seed and crop protection industries, along with extensive experience in business development, strategy, and planning,” says Rob Robinson, CEO of Rob-See-Co. “Chuck’s background and expertise will increase our market value and bring a competitive edge to Rob-See-Co.

“Ken has a vast knowledge of seed production, seed conditioning, and preparation of seed to meet our customer’s needs. He started on the ground floor and eventually helped manage one of the largest operations efforts in the industry. His background in all aspects of production, quality, logistics, and ISO make him a very valuable part of this team.”

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