August 1, 2018
Toro announces staff changes
Toro recently announced a number of promotions, including Rick Rodier’s appointment to vice president of Toro’s Commercial Business. Rodier, a 31-year veteran of the company, succeeds Brad Hamilton, who was promoted to group vice president, in charge of Toro’s Commercial and International Businesses. Additionally, Dan O’Brien, CSE, was promoted to director of sales, North America for Toro’s Commercial Business, a position previously held by Jim Heinze, who recently retired. Another recent organizational change is Grant Young’s promotion to managing director, global product development for the Toro Commercial Business. Young has also held a number of management roles across multiple divisions at Toro, including the Residential and Landscape Contractor Business in managing partnership efforts with The Home Depot.