Autogrow appoints two to senior leadership team

The focus is on global growth.
Sophie Stanley and Steve Gardner

Autogrow has appointed Steve Gardner head of product and Sophie Stanley head of product marketing, to support the company’s continued global growth. Both are members of the senior leadership team. 

Autogrow chief executive Darryn Keiller said “it’s great to have someone with Steve’s experience joining us. He will lead customer conversations and engagement to shape the value our products provide to growers and the industry. 

“Sophie’s experience within agriculture is fantastic. Combined with her passion for the industry, we are lucky to have her on board.” 

Gardner previously lead product development involving machine learning, IOT and augmented reality products covering web, mobile, APIs and embedded systems in South Africa and New Zealand. 

Stanley, a Nuffield scholar and previous vice-president of Figured – USA, will lead Autogrow’s go-to-market strategy. Having previously built a successful partnership with one of the largest farm lending institutions in the American midwest, Stanley will drive market adoption and commercial growth.

Autogrow has increased its team over the past 12 months with new employees in Malaysia, the US and New Zealand. This growth will continue through 2020 as new innovations are launched into the market. 

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