Helm Agro US Hires Marketing Leader

Published online: Nov 01, 2018 Articles
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Helm Agro US, Inc. announces the hiring of Adam Hensley as the company’s new marketing and business development leader. Hensley has extensive experience in the agrochemical industry with a proven track record in strategic brand planning, grower and channel partner programming, and marketing communications management.

In his new role, Hensley will be responsible for the development and execution of business and marketing strategies specific to Helm’s crop protection portfolio in the U.S. He will also be responsible for providing guidance and expertise for key global marketing initiatives for the organization’s parent company, Helm Ag.

“We are excited to have someone of Adam’s professional caliber in the fold,” says Jan Stechmann, president of Helm Agro US. “Adam’s hiring comes at the ideal time as we prepare for a number of important initiatives in 2019 that sharpen the company’s focus on the evolving needs of our customers. Consistent with our strategy for successful growth, Helm continues to invest in top talent like Adam, which further enhances our ability to deliver best-in-class products with greater value to the markets we serve.”

Previously, Hensley served as commercial unit marketing lead for Syngenta Crop Protection. Prior to that, he held a variety of positions including regional account lead, customer marketing lead and sales representative for Syngenta.

Hensley holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics and an executive MBA, both from the University of Tennessee. He currently resides in Memphis, Tenn., and can be contacted at ahensley@helmagro.com.