Jun 24, 2020
Drexel names new company president
Drexel Chemical Company in June promoted Mark Stewart as president of the company.
Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Drexel supplies products in the agriculture, turf and ornamental industries, including many products listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI).
Stewart started in sales with Drexel Chemical Co. in January of 1999, according to a press release from the company. He was later promoted to sales manager, then director of sales and marketing before taking on this new position as president.
Stewart is a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, with a bachelor of science degree in Natural Resources Management, according to the release. Prior to working for Drexel, he was employed by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
Drexel’s previous president Ben Johnson will be retiring mid-September of 2020 after 29 years with the organization. Until that date, he will continue working/assisting Drexel in various areas of the company.
Sales representative hired
Steven Martin was recently hired as mid-south sales representative, responsible for sales in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri (Boot heel) and Tennessee (Western).
Martin graduated from Arkansas State University in 2014 with a bachelor of science degree in plant science and the University of Arkansas in 2017 with a master of science degree in weed science. His previous experience includes Greenpoint Ag, University of Arkansas, and Winfield Solutions. Steven is a Certified Crop Advisor licensed for Arkansas.
He resides in Portland, Arkansas.