Jiffy has appointed Kyle Freedman as the company's new Segment Manager for Indoor Agriculture and CEA. Beginning October 1, Kyle will bring his deep-rooted expertise and unique perspective to Jiffy, further strengthening Jiffy's commitment to innovation and excellence in the realm of controlled environment agriculture.
With a solid academic foundation, Kyle holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy (2011) and an MSc. in International Agricultural Development with a concentration in Horticulture from UC Davis. Currently a PhD Research Assistant at North Carolina University's esteemed Horticultural Science Department, Kyle is in the final stages of completing his doctoral research. His significant contributions to the field include his current dissertation on "Conditioning Grapevines for Increased Fruiting Capacity Using Supplemental Light and CEA."
Kyle's role as the Segment Manager for Indoor Ag/CEA will be pivotal in spearheading new business ventures for Jiffy in the burgeoning Indoor Ag/CEA market. Collaborating hand-in-hand with Jiffy sales team, Kyle will play an instrumental role in the strategic development for this segment, aiming to position Jiffy as the premier partner for any Indoor Ag/CEA initiative.
Arjan van Leest, to whom Kyle will be directly reporting, commented, "Kyle's appointment comes at a significant time for Jiffy as we look to expand and solidify our presence in the Indoor Ag/CEA market. His vast experience and dedication to the field make him an invaluable addition to our team. We are ecstatic to welcome him aboard."
The Jiffy team is eager to commence this new chapter with Kyle. CEA growers can now further trust in Jiffy's commitment to this sector. With Kyle on board as a specialist, we are reaffirming our dedication to providing unparalleled expertise and support to all CEA endeavors. We understand the nuances and challenges of the industry, and with Kyle's insights, Jiffy aims to be the go-to resource for all CEA growers seeking innovative solutions and guidance.