Rain Bird distributor Irish TurfCare has created a new, dedicated product specialist role and appointed Garreth Stears into the position.

Jim Holden is General Manager at Irish TurfCare and explains the rationale for having a specialist in place.

“TurfCare has always understood the crucial importance of irrigation to greenkeepers and sportsturf Managers. We’re proud of our distributor relationship with Rain Bird and we want to further enhance that with a product specialist providing the highest levels of service to Rain Bird customers in Ireland. Rain Bird is an extremely innovative company and the new role will be important in helping us demonstrate and communicate all the advantages that can be achieved by choosing Rain Bird products.

This new position brings many benefits for both existing and new customers, providing an additional level of support and guidance. As irrigation continues to come into sharp focus due to global issues concerning water as a scarce resource, we can assist end users with the implementation of Rain Bird’s latest products, irrigation strategies and the Intelligent Use of Water™.

Garreth Stears, Irish TurfCare

Garreth Stears, Irish TurfCare

Garreth joined Irish TurfCare in September 2021 and with his knowledge, many years in sales and technical roles and wide customer-orientated experience, he’s ideally suited for this role.”

Shaun Anderson, Rain Bird Golf Sales Specialist for the UK, Ireland & Iceland adds,

“We welcome Garreth into Irish TurfCare’s new role as Rain Bird product specialist. Their commitment further supports the market in Ireland and to provides customers with dedicated product knowledge and service. Irrigation should be viewed as a management tool. With the support of Garreth and Irish TurfCare, this will help educate end users, giving them the knowledge that is so important for efficient and effective irrigation.”