New York, United States: Toro’s centennial celebrations scaled new heights when senior company representatives rang the New York Stock Exchange closing bell.
Among those joining Chief Executive Officer Mike Hoffman in centre stage was Richard Walne, Toro’sManaging Director Australia & Asia Pacific.
“This was a great personal experience for me to share with the Toro’s leadership team and key channel partners to celebrate our centenary,” said Walne, a Board member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF).
Toro, an Executive Member of the AGIF, has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since September 6, 1978.
As a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions, Toro helps customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields.
Toro entered its core golf business in 1919 when it mounted five reel mowers to a Toro tractor to cut the fairways at The Minikahda Club in Minneapolis.
Today, Toro holds the top position in nearly every product category in which it competes. Its high-quality products, exemplary service and support through its distribution channel has combined to make Toro the global leader of innovative turf maintenance equipment and irrigation technologies for the golf market.
Seoul, Korea: Oh Sang-jun, a prominent figure in golf in South Korea for more than two decades, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to the Asian Golf Industry Federation.