Rugby, Warwickshire, England: Bernhard and Company has announced the appointment of Peter Stewart as its new Business Development Manager for Asia.
The company’s latest senior hire will assume his new role with immediate effect. Working closely with the Bernhard Asian Territory team, Stewart will be directly responsible for overseeing the development of the company’s grinding machinery and turf technologies business in Asia.
“We are thrilled to be welcoming Peter to our Business Development team in the Asia region,” said Steven Nixon, Managing Director at Bernhard and Company, a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“Peter brings with him some fantastic experience from varying corners of the golf and turf industries. It’s great that we’ve been able to add such a dynamic, seasoned professional to our team and we are confident that he’ll be instrumental in taking our business in Asia to the next level,” added Nixon.
Discussing his new role, Stewart said: “I feel extremely privileged to be joining a true market leader, and one of the turf industry’s powerhouses. I have been a part of this industry for many years, and I’ve always admired Bernhard and Company, not only for the quality and innovation of its machinery, but also for the phenomenal reputation the company has for customer service and satisfaction.
“I can’t wait to get to work on further enhancing the company’s presence and reputation within Asia.”
Stewart starts his new role following experience spanning more than two decades in the turf and golf industries. After being awarded an Ohio State University Scholarship in Turf Management, he progressed his greenkeeping career from the St Andrews Old Course to TPC Sawgrass, Royal Melbourne, and Dubai’s Emirates Golf Club, further extending his knowledge in warm and cool season grasses.
Stewart has also built strong experience in sales and business development with SubAir Systems and has developed relationships with a vast network of distributor partners.
More recently he has worked with Beau Welling Design/Tiger Woods Design to implement new Tiger Woods Design golf courses from planning to completion.