Lebanon Seaboard named Ken Bevillard director of business development for its consumer products division. Bevillard, who has more than 25 years of experience in the consumer lawn and garden industry, previously was vice president-North America for Hydro Industries. At Lebanon Bevillard will be responsible for developing business opportunities in the lawn and garden segment.
Lebanon also named Tom Lokitus product manager in the company’s consumer products division. Lokitus joined Lebanon from Woodstream Corp., where he was category development manager-wild bird feeders. Lokitus will be responsible for managing new product development in the lawn fertilizer and wild bird food lines.
“Ken Bevillard and Tom Lokitus bring extensive experience in the consumer goods business to Lebanon,” said Bill Kelso, general manager of Lebanon’s consumer products division. “They are key additions to Lebanon’s commitment to this important segment of our business.”
Bevillard, who is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University where he earned a degree in food marketing, also has been associated with Chevron Chemical Co., Monsanto-The Solaris Group and Bayer Environmental Science. He lives in Fayetteville, Ga.
Lokitus graduated from Cleveland State University and received a master’s degree in marketing from Kutztown University. He has held marketing management positions with Baldwin Hardware and Conestoga Wood Specialties. He is a resident of Sinking Spring, Pa.
About Lebanon Seaboard
Lebanon Seaboard Corp. manufactures and distributes a broad range of professional turf and ornamental products, as well as a wide variety of consumer lawn and garden items. For more information, visit www.lebsea.com, www.lebanonturf.com or call 800-233-0628.