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Stokes Seeds Announces New Executive Vice President


Wayne Gale, President of Stokes Seeds, is excited to announce the addition of Fraser Hetherington to its executive team.

Fraser will assume the new role of executive vice president and will oversee the company’s marketing, product and supplier strategies. Wayne will continue to oversee distribution and finance.

Stokes Seeds sees a great deal of potential in the vegetable seed market over the next several years and Fraser will provide the company some top-level leadership in strategic planning and the support necessary to capitalize on those opportunities.

Fraser has worked with several companies involved in the agricultural machinery, field seed and ornamental plants. His experience includes marketing efforts in both the USA and Canada.

Over the next months, Fraser looks forward to meeting suppliers and learning more about the vegetable seed industry and its people.

Stokes Seeds is a leading distributor of high-quality vegetable, flower and herb seed in North America with operations in Thorold, Ontario Canada, Buffalo, NY and Vineland, NJ. With sixteen experienced sales representatives, exciting new varieties from world-class vendors and exceptional customer service, Stokes Seeds continues to be the seed supplier of choice for growers across Eastern USA and Canada.