Tucson, Arizona, United States: Rain Bird has named Stuart Hackwell as Director of its Golf Strategic Business Unit (SBU).
Hackwell will be responsible for growing Rain Bird Golf’s presence worldwide including sales, distribution, marketing, engineering and product development.
Hackwell has been with Rain Bird for 27 years, joining the company in 1992 as an Area Sales Manager in Eastern Canada. In 1997, he was promoted to the position of Regional Sales Manager in Canada before joining Rain Bird’s Golf SBU as a Regional Sales Manager for the Eastern United States in 2003.
From there, he rose to become the Golf SBU’s International Sales Manager, responsible for Asia and Latin America. Most recently, Hackwell has served as Rain Bird Golf’s National Sales Manager in the United States.
An Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation, Rain Bird Corporation – Golf Division provides complete irrigation solutions to golf courses across the globe.
The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leading-edge products including pump stations, rotors, field controllers, map-based and mobile central control systems, decoders, swing joints, filtration systems, valves and irrigation accessories.
Central controls and pump stations are serviced and supported by a comprehensive Global Service Plan (GSP). Rain Bird products and services are sold worldwide through an extensive distribution network.