Growmark appoints new vice president of energy and logistics

January 23, 2018 By    

Growmark named Mike Builta to serve as vice president, energy and logistics.

The position will take effect on Feb. 15. Builta replaces Kevin Carroll, who is retiring after 32 years with the company.

Builta

“I am truly honored to have been chosen to lead Growmark’s energy and logistics divisions,” Builta says. “Growmark has a strong tradition of growing its energy and logistics business and I look forward to continuing that growth as we focus our efforts on operational efficiencies and executing on critical business initiatives.” 

Builta is currently general manager of Grainco FS, based in Ottawa, Illinois, and previously served as general manager of Christian County Farmers Supply in Taylorville, Illinois. Builta’s experience includes serving customers at Illini FS, sales administration roles for non-system seed companies, and partnering in a family farm operation.

“With his proven track record of business results, focus on customer relationships, and skill in developing talent, Mike is positioned to excel in leading our energy and logistics divisions,” says Jim Spradlin, Growmark CEO. “We look forward to welcoming Mike to the leadership team.” 

Joe McCarthy

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Joe McCarthy is an Associate Editor of LP Gas Magazine. You can contact him at jmccarthy@northcoastmedia.net and at 216-363-7930.

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