Columbus, OH — Dümmen Orange welcomes Chris Berg to the North America team as senior product manager for the Bed & Balcony category. Berg brings more than 15 years of industry experience to the organization, including product selection, global product placement, channel development and marketing.
A well-established network along the value chain, along with strong market knowledge, will allow Berg to streamline selections and ensure that new introductions meet grower and retailer needs. He has built a strong foundation on experience gained through collaboration with a variety of breeders, brokers, unrooted cutting farms, young plant growers, finished growers and box store retailers. In addition, he brings 10 years of experience from his time at Altman Plants, EuroAmerican Propagators, McGregor Plant Sales & Florexpo and PanAmerican Seed Company. As president of BlueSkye Creative, Chris will step back to an advisory role so that he can focus his efforts on his position with Dümmen Orange.
“We are pleased to have Chris join Dümmen Orange,” said Emily Mason, global lead, Bed & Balcony. “His proven results and great energy are a welcome addition to our team. He is respected throughout the industry for his brand management, creativity and innovative business strategy. He truly shares our vision, passion and above all, our commitment to satisfying our customers.”
Additionally, Dümmen Orange announced that it and Houwenplant are bringing anthurium Baby Purple to the European market in week 45. Baby Purple can be seen during the Royal FloraHolland Trade Fair in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands from Nov. 7-Nov. 9 in Houwenplant's booth. In addition, the variety can be seen during the Dümmen Orange Experience Week Nov. 6-Nov. 9 in in De Kwakel, The Netherlands.
Baby Purple is a rich flowering anthurium with heart-shaped purple flowers and a dark purple pistil. The special thing about this anthurium is that the purple flowers remain purple for a long time. Baby Purple is suitable for growing in pot size 6-7-9-10,5-12 and 14 centimetres.
For more information, contact Dümmen Orange at Info.NA@DummenOrange.com or (614) 850-9551.