Rainer Schubert is new Sales Director

The appointment is effective from 1st


Rainer has succeeded Jeff Kwiatkowski, who has accepted the position of Vice

President of Sales for the Lowe’s account in Scotts’ US business.

Rainer has worked for Scotts for three and a half years, most recently in a

senior National Accounts position. He came to Scotts after working in the paints

industry for ICI Paints (now Akzo Nobel) for 11 years, and previous to this he

worked in the beer industry.

Rainer has a wealth of DIY and gardening experience, covering all channels

and has an excellent breadth of knowledge having worked in senior roles in Sales, Consumer

Marketing, and Category Management.

Rainer said: “Scotts is a great company with exceptionally successful brands and products.

We have a responsibility as market leaders to drive category growth, and I am absolutely

looking forward to working with our retail partners to meet this challenge.”