Per a press release, OHP has hired green industry veteran Paul Pilon as technical manager.
“We are pleased to add Paul to our team of dedicated professionals,” said Dan Stahl, OHP vice president and general manager, per the release. “He’s a former grower and he brings growing experience, crop expertise, product knowledge, diagnostic ability, research capabilities, communication skills, and other strengths to OHP.”
Pilon founded and operated Perennial Solutions Consulting since 2005. His client list included key growers from every region of the U.S. and internationally.
He has written numerous articles for industry trade magazines, published newsletters and authored a book on perennial production in 2006.
In addition, he has written a bi-monthly column “Paul Talks Perennials” for Grower Talks magazine since 2017. He authored a book on perennial production in 2006.
“As hard as the decision to leave my successful consulting business behind may seem, the choice was somewhat easier than I thought,” he says. “Being an industry leader, OHP has the resources to pursue research and projects I could never attempt on my own and they are committed to developing products growers need.”
Pilon is partnered with OHP Senior Technical Manager Dr. Carlos Bográn, who specializes in insecticides and fungicides, to comprise the OHP technical staff. He and his family currently reside in Jenison, MI. Please welcome him to the OHP family.